Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hamilton's Will Gillespie Takes You From the Barroom to the Ballroom with 'Chasing Shadows'

Chasing Shadows, the newest EP from Hamilton's Will Gillespie, is not your average Folk recording.  He can go fast and furious on some tunes and then switch gears to sweet, beautiful ballads.  All the while, Will and the gang keeps a European flair in the background.

Elements of jazz, Americana, folk, world music and more intertwine to transport the listener to the country, the barroom and the ballroom.  What a sweet trip it is!

Will enlists some wonderful local music makers to take us along the journey.  There's Dave Gould (Drums, Percussion), Orange McFarland (Bass), Geoff Ball of Euphonic (Cello), Matt Coleman (Violin) and Sarah Beatty (Vocal Harmonies).

You can pick up a physical copy of the CD at the James North General Store or download it using BandcampeMusiciTunes or cdbaby

Videos above courtesy of Will Gilespie


Some albums escape our radar, so occasionally we'll be catching up with some mini-reviews!

Learning How to Let Go, his 2014 album, has more of a singer/songwriter, folky vibe.  Will also gets a little funky and throws in quite a few catchy riffs.

This one can be downloaded through BandcampiTunes or cdbaby.

Video above courtesy of Will Gilespie

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