Posted by Tom Hanway on Sunday, November 16, 2008
DUBLIN, IRELAND, November 2008 - American bluegrass composer, banjoist and guitarist Tom Hanway, now living in Ireland, has hit a major milestone by signing a worldwide distribution deal with Digital Revolution Entertainment for his three releases. Tom Hanway: Bucket of Bees (13 tracks), Tom Hanway & Blue Horizon (15 tracks) and Tom Hanway & Vassar Clements: The Badbelly Project (14 tracks) will be available as digital downloads in the following formats: (1) as entire albums, (2) a la carte (all 42 songs), and (3) as ringtones. Amazon, Napster, Rhapsody, Lala, and eMusic were the first stores to offer downloads (on 11/11/2008), with iTunes, Nokia, Liquid, MEdia Net, PassAlong, Puretracks, SNOCAP, SpiralFrog, and more online music stores to follow. Please visit TomHanway.com for samples and MP3 downloads.
Tom Hanway: Bucket of Bees, featuring Sam Bush, Vassar Clements, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, David Grier and Tony Trischka, was recorded in New York City and Nashville, Tennessee, produced by Tony Trischka, Larry Cohen and Tom Hanway. Tom Hanway & Blue Horizon, featuring Vassar Clements, Mark Schatz and Roy Huskey, Jr., was recorded in Nashville, produced by Tom Hanway and engineered by Bil VornDick. Tom Hanway & Vassar Clements: The Badbelly Project, featuring Larry Campbell and Lucy Kaplansky, was recorded in the Bronx, New York, co-produced by Lincoln Schleifer and Tom Hanway.
Sunday, November 16, 2008 @4:50:57 AM
That seems to be interesting. I will have a look at your stuff. Do all 3 CDs feature a lot of banjo?
Regards from Salzburg
Tom Hanway Says:
Sunday, November 16, 2008 @5:40:44 AM
Wow, you found that fast! Thank you for writing! Folks can listen to all three through the link, either on Amazon or Napster. The last recording is my country blues and gospel guitar album with Vassar Clements. I play my electric Nechville Meteor banjo on 'Southbound'.
Sunday, November 16, 2008 @8:28:10 AM
My heartfelt congratulations to you Tom...Joe
Sunday, November 16, 2008 @4:45:34 PM
Great news Tom, congratulations! I will be keeping an eye on iTunes...
robin jones Says:
Sunday, November 16, 2008 @5:01:28 PM
Congratulations and good luck. One of these days I'm going to try and find out how you wound up in Ireland and whether it was banjo related. Peace.
Trent in WA Says:
Monday, November 17, 2008 @10:35:21 AM
Tom, thanks for the info. I'm downloading Bucket from Rhapsody even as I type.
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