Putumayo's Acoustic America

Putumayo's Acoustic America

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Join us on a musical journey around America with universally appealing songs by legends and new discoveries.

t the heart of Acoustic America are songs steeped in folk, blues, jazz, country and bluegrass traditions performed by both well-known and up-and-coming artists. From Grammy winning American roots legend Doc Watson to newcomer songstress Eden Brent,each artist featured on Acoustic America honors the traditions of America’s musical tapestry.

Other artists featured on Acoustic America include: The Jim Kweskin Band, celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and contributing a track infused with classic 1920’s ragtime jazz influences; blues duo Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee providing a Piedmont-blues style track and showcasing their signature sound of harmonica and guitar; Red Horse (featuring independent folk singer-songwriters Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky) supplying their take on the historic spiritual “Wayfaring Stranger;” Nashville newcomer Clay Cumbie with Putumayo’s first country music offering; plus many more artists who round out this 12-track release featuring music from the birthplace of the blues, jazz, bluegrass, country and other musical styles. Also are included are extensive liner notes written about the artists, songs and American musical traditions by longtime music journalist, Jim Bessman.

Join us on a musical journey around America with universally appealing songs by legends and new discoveries.

t the heart of Acoustic America are songs steeped in folk, blues, jazz, country and bluegrass traditions performed by both well-known and up-and-coming artists. From Grammy winning American roots legend Doc Watson to newcomer songstress Eden Brent,each artist featured on Acoustic America honors the traditions of America’s musical tapestry. . . Show More >

Join us on a musical journey around America with universally appealing songs by legends and new discoveries.

t the heart of Acoustic America are songs steeped in folk, blues, jazz, country and bluegrass traditions performed by both well-known and up-and-coming artists. From Grammy winning American roots legend Doc Watson to newcomer songstress Eden Brent,each artist featured on Acoustic America honors the traditions of America’s musical tapestry.

Other artists featured on Acoustic America include: The Jim Kweskin Band, celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and contributing a track infused with classic 1920’s ragtime jazz influences; blues duo Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee providing a Piedmont-blues style track and showcasing their signature sound of harmonica and guitar; Red Horse (featuring independent folk singer-songwriters Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky) supplying their take on the historic spiritual “Wayfaring Stranger;” Nashville newcomer Clay Cumbie with Putumayo’s first country music offering; plus many more artists who round out this 12-track release featuring music from the birthplace of the blues, jazz, bluegrass, country and other musical styles. Also are included are extensive liner notes written about the artists, songs and American musical traditions by longtime music journalist, Jim Bessman.

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