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Jimmy Stewart - From Submarines to Finger-Style Guitar

January 15th, 2022

Baltimore MD based finger-style guitar player Jimmy Stewart was given his first guitar at age six.  After transitioning from a Fender 6-string to an Alvarez-Yairi 9-string until it was stolen, Jimmy took a guitar around the world as a submarine navigator. Retiring after 22-years and getting a position at the Washington DC Sea Command, he decided to take guitar seriously.

Dave ’Kawika’ Fiely - Hawaiian Slack Key

January 8th, 2022

Retired Army Colonel Dave 'Kawika' Fiely fell in love with Hawaii on his first tour to Oahu, the moment he stepped off the plane.  The music and culture of Hawaii introduced him to Hawaiian Slack Key guitar.  

Paul Penwell Tribute - The Lost ‘Penwell Demo‘ Tape

November 7th, 2021

Thurmont (MD) based acoustic performer Paul Penwell loved playing guitar and singing.  He was an active member of the local open mic acoustic music scene.  His performances, and those by his alter ego 'Xavier World', were a highlight whenever he performed.  We lost him on Sept 12, 2014 (cancer).  Listen to recollections from those who knew and loved him, plus four Paul Penwell originals recorded in the mid-1980's.

Mike Elosh - Americana Roots Songwriter Discusses Songwriting

August 28th, 2021

Based in the greater Washington DC area, Mike Elosh has been performing his original songs from a young age.  1998-2002 he traveled the East Coast performing in coffee houses and bars.  Today he sings his songs to whoever will listen.  

Harry Pritchett -Award-Winning Songwriter Discusses Songwriting & Recording

July 23rd, 2021

Jefferson MD singer-songwriter Harry Pritchett talks about the writing and recording of his album 'Strange Journey', his award-winning song 'Night Bird' and the writing/recording of new songs.

Doug Alan Wilcox - Introducing ‘dancin’ on thin air’ EP Release

June 30th, 2021

Maryland based singer-songwriter Doug Alan Wilcox introduces and discusses his new EP 'dancin' on thin air', and being a songwriter during COVID.

Burke Ingraffia - New Orleans Jazz / Pop Master Navigates the Pandemic

June 2nd, 2021

New Orleans native singer-songwriter Burke Ingraffia brings his jazz influenced pop to the greater Washington DC region.  Burke talks lyrics, guitar lessons, his musical style and humor and how he navigated the pandemic with help from music.

MIke & Shawna Taylor - A Musical Journey Born From A Dream

May 26th, 2021

Maryland based acoustic duo Empty Ecstasy was formed back in high school.  A relationship that was forged with the help of a dream led to a marriage, children, and careers.  Eventually their love of music was rekindled and Empty Ecstasy was born.

Steven Gellman - The Hidden Poet’s ‘Cold Harbor’ CD Release

May 19th, 2021

Maryland based singer-songwriter Steven Gellman discusses the background leading up to his new CD 'Cold Harbor', a collection of songs from deep within.

Megan Leigh - Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Records in Nashville

May 12th, 2021

Award-winning singer-songwriter and 'in-demand' singer Megan Leigh discussed recording in Nashville, her songwriting style and touring on-the-road with her duo partner Eli Lev.

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