Clarence Bucaro, the open-hearted Brooklyn-based troubadour combines edgy emotional immediacy with confident craftsmanship garnering comparisons to Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell and Ryan Adams. His new album “Like the 1st Time” delivers a vivid set of rootsy, personally-charged compositions featuring special guests Blind Boys of Alabama and members of Wilco.
British Columbia native Miriam Jones showcases her new album Between Green and Gone. The new record contains ten tales from the school of Anne Tyler and Raymond Caver delivered with a grit and warmth that puts Jones firmly in the Bonnie Raitt and Joan Osborne class of tough but soulful exponents of North American roots music.