Ellis Paul, now referred to as the "Dean of the Boston singer/songwriter scene," and Austin, Texas-based singer/songwriter Rebecca Loebe visited JPR to talk about their respective careers and play a few tunes ahead of their concert in Ashland.
Singer/songwriter Colin Hay drops by JPR to talk about his years as a global rock star as the front man of Men@Work, the resurgence of his career after some fortuitous song placement in film and television, and his favorite European footballer.
Austin singer/songwriter Matt the Electrician plays a few tunes live and talks about growing up in the State of Jefferson, rubbing elbows with the cast of Star Wars, and his life making music in Austin, Texas.
David Wax and Suz Slezak form the artistic core of the David Wax Museum, and together with multi-instrumentalist Greg Glassman, fuse traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock to create a distnctive Mexo-Americana sound. They sat down with JPR's Eric Teel prior to their live performance at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall.
First discovered by JPR online, Ian Ethan Case's deft fingers and unusual approach to guitar playing left us all with a beautiful live session that featured an amazing piece he wrote for his new kalimba album.