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Twilight Motel

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Twilight Motel

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Alison Brown
Producers:
Vanguard
genre:
Country

We gave it a B+

Bluegrass banjoist Alison Brown is not as fusion-obsessed as Bela Fleck — thank God. A graduate of bluegrass ace Alison Krauss’ Union Station band, Brown shows a gentle heart as much as a mean three-finger roll on smooth forays into classical, jazz, and samba. And with the terrific banjo-fiddle-mandolin breakdowns, ”Shoot the Dog” and ”Chicken Road,” she honors her tradition even as she cultivates it on Twilight Motel. B+

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