"Swing", the new CD from Carolyn Martin showcases Carolyn’s love for Western Swing – the music made famous by such legendary performers as Bob Wills and Spade Cooley.
In the finest Texas tradition, ”Swing” is a a collection of classic and contemporary western swing songs that showcase Carolyn along with many of her favorite musicians – fiddlers Hoot Hester, Joe Spivey, and Kenny Sears, Andre Reiss, Jerry Krahn and Doug Green on guitars, John Hughey, Johnny Cox and Mike Johnson on steel, along with many others, and includes special vocal performances by John England from the Western Swingers and the Riders In The Sky’s Ranger Doug Green.
Carolyn Martin is a native Texan who has lived in Nashville for many years. She has been a member of Nashville's legendary western swing band "The Time Jumpers" since 2000, and performed on all three of the Time Jumpers' CD's - "On The Air", "Live at the Station Inn", and "Jumpin' Time", the new DVD and CD project from the Time Jumpers - a project that has garnered two Grammy nominations.
In 2005, Carolyn released “The Very Thought Of You” on Cuppa Joe Records, a project that celebrated the golden ea of American songwriting. Other projects that Carolyn has been involved with include “Boots Too Big to Fill: A Tribute to Gene Autry”, and “Great Songs About Horses”, for CMH records.