I want to share with you an original song of mine titled "Goodbye, Love" which I've played in a couple of early iterations before that you might find on YouTube. Here here it is in its intended realization of banjo with strings. This song to me expresses the sadness in saying goodbye to someone that you care about a lot, whether it be for only a short time or maybe for much longer, but with the hope or promise that you will see that person again one day.
This track features the extraordinary talents of the musical virtuoso Chris Sexton (who has played fiddle for many years with the great bluegrass band Nothin' Fancy) on double bass, cello, viola, and first and second violins. Chris wrote the string arrangements for this and one other track on my upcoming album "Just a Little Talk with Myself" and appears courtesy of Mountain Fever records. This track was recorded, mixed, and mastered by the banjo legend Scott Vestal at his Digital Underground Recording Studio just outside of Nashville in Greenbrier, TN.
Track is attached as an .mp3 and also currently on my YouTube channel (all other major sites soon to follow, such as Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music, etc.): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-x-a_-Px_s
I can't wait to share more of my album with you all! Stay tuned and in tune!
Amazing work as always, thanks for posting. Weren't you going to release a solo effort album at one point? It would be great to include this and All of Me. Keep up the great work and post more. Love your playing style.
Thanks Mojo! Yes the solo album is in the works. It will be titled "Just a Little Talk with Myself" and has some heros of mine on there! The audio is all done, I'm still working on lining up artwork photography, copyrighting songs, writing liner notes, plus I need to fund the rest of it, paying what is due for the couple of cover songs on there, paying the photographer, graphic designer, and physical production. I'm hoping to release it this summer, but could trickle into early fall.
You'll be happy to know that All of Me (by Jon Schmidt of The Piano Guys, I played it solo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmHIUSMDheY) is included with the core band on my album backing me up (Stuart Duncan on fiddle, Byron House on bass, Cody Kilby on guitar, and James Seliga on mandolin).
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