WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS CD:
- One of Canada’s most engaging and versatile violinist/ singer - songwriter/ producers Anne has played on hundreds of recordings and is a featured performer with The Jim Cuddy Band, Blue Rodeo and John McDermott. She was the resident fiddler for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the stage production of The Lord of the Rings
-She released her first solo CD, Eavesdropping in 2001 and her sophomore release, News From Up The Street in 2007. These recordings have won her numerous awards including, Solo Instrumentalist and Producer of the Year, Canadian Folk Music Awards 2007, Jazz Violinist of the Year, National Jazz Awards 2007.
-Hurry on Home continues the legacy – featuring Anne’s virtuoso playing, heartfelt vocals with a who’s –who of the Canadian contemporary music scene playing Anne’s wonderfully innovative, slightly twisty, yet always accessible compositions ranging from rootsy fiddle tunes, sultry jazz to a hip hop beat.
-Co-produced by Anne and her son, Tosh Weyman., a talented hip-hop artist and producer, the resulting album bridges both genre and generations with brilliant performances by musical friends young and old.
-Key tracks – “Hurry On Home” – a neo-Appalachian duet with Jim Cuddy, “Valentine” – a poignant song about Valentine’s Day as a springboard into solitude, “May Our Minds Meet” –think Cape /Brittany fiddle tune meets a hip hop beat sequence.
-Anne will be touring Southern Ontario in February/March celebrating her new release. Please go to www.anne-lindsay.com/dates.htm for a full list of dates. Not sure what to say about radio, press coverage, etc….
Anne Lindsay - award-winning violinist/composer/producer and one of the most exciting live performers anyone could hope to experience - “One-third Ashley MacIssac and two-thirds Jimi Hendrix." Peterboro Examiner
Other recording artists featured on Hurry on Home - Jim Cuddy, George Koller, Michael Johnston, Jaron Freeman-Fox, David Woodhead. Aaron Davis, Jason Fowler, Joe Macerollo, Emilyn Stam, Tosh Weyman and Colleen Allen.