Singer-songwriter and fiddler Lily Henley is a cultural sponge, soaking up influences wherever she’s travelled and lived, the Boston born artist singer has released her debut EP Words Like Yours, having attended a series of national fiddle camps during her teens Lily has studied at Cape Breton Island and the New England Conservatory of Music in her home town, then after graduating she moved to Tel Aviv where she worked with a series of artists and ensembles and toured with Israeli band Ktiphah Schorah.
The seven track EP features four of Lily’s own songs as well as a pair of traditional interpretations and closing track Bluz Kna’ani written by Ehud Banai. She’s supported by a acoustic musicians Dominick Leslie (The Deadly Gentlemen) on mandolin/mandola, Duncan Wickel (John Doyle, The Duhks, Cathie Ryan) on 5-string fiddle, Jordan Tice (Tony Trischka, Brittany Haas) on guitar, and Israeli artist Haggai Cohen-Milo . . . → Read More: Lily Henley – Words Like Yours
Favourite track of the moment.
The Magic Numbers, are hitting the road in the autumn for their first ever acoustic tour, the band are playing in intimate surroundings in selected theatres, churches and live music venues across the UK and Ireland.
They’ll be playing songs from their back catalogue and premiering new material as well as a few choice covers, maybe even The Boss tune below, their fourth album is planned for early next year, stay tuned for updates.
The Magic Numbers – Sad Eyes
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An album created with friends and brought to life by the pure vocal clarity of Virginia-based roots singer-songwriter Maya Lerman who’s day job at the Library of Congress in Virginia unearthing and archiving musical treasures has permeated and influenced her own musical taste and direction, contemporary American roots music informed by a rich musical heritage and tradition.
Maya & The Ruins – Train Whistle Blues