JAZZIZ Magazine Features Plucky Strum for Contempo Column

JAZZIZ Magazine Features Plucky Strum for Contempo Column


“When I first brought my acoustic guitar over and we started playing, it was a refreshing revelation to both of us to play only acoustic instruments with no amp. Neither of us had ever explored this kind of concept, and we were immediately excited by the sonic possibilities.”

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Interview by: Jonathan Widran

“This one’s a keeper,” Jazz Weekly Reviews Plucky Strum’s Departure

“This one’s a keeper,” Jazz Weekly Reviews Plucky Strum’s Departure

The duo of guitarist Sheryl  Bailey and bassist Harvie S creates some clever and melodic moments on this intimate collection of tunes. The selection of songs, as the delivery, is imaginative, ranging from rich bass work on a spacey read of Joni Mitchell’s “The Hissing of Summer Lawns” and a clever read of Crosby Stills and Nash’s “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” to hip boppers like “Cranshaw” and mellow “Now I Know.” Bailey goes acoustic and electric, with a clear tone on the peppy “Sublime” and relaxed and patient on electric during “Good Ole Days.” This one’s a keeper.”

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