MP3 Rachel Bay Jones - ShowFolk
Songs from the musical theatre uniquely presented with fresh, acoustic folk arrangements and pure, soaring vocals.
11 MP3 Songs in this album (43:39) !
Related styles: FOLK: Modern Folk, EASY LISTENING: Musicals/Broadway
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Rachel Bay Jones takes eleven songs from the musical theatre repertoire and performs them in authentic acoustic folk/bluegrass settings. Her voice is the perfect vehicle for this evocative fusion: at times soaring, at times understated, always honest and pure.
"Rachel Bay Jones knows how to get to the heart of a song.
Her pure, emotional voice, supported by unique and fresh musical
arrangements by David Truskinoff and Bobby Baxmeyer, will make you want to
listen to this unique collection of songs again and again.
Her ''Streets of Dublin'' is a revelation."
Theatre lovers will be captivated by these heartfelt (100% acoustic) arrangements...and "folkies" will be amazed and delighted to find themselves listening to and loving these show tunes. Jones is backed up by world class musicians who have played with the very best in both the Folk and Musical Theatre worlds. The list of songs contains some older classics and some still being heard on Broadway today. The arrangements are for acoustic guitars, ﬁddle, mandolin, bouzouki, banjo, dobro, cello, upright bass and, of course, sublime vocals by Rachel Bay Jones.