Some of America's most loved melodies come from the South--the timeless songs of Stephen Foster, beloved spirituals, well-known hymns, and haunting folk-songs from distant mountains and valleys.
In this collections, recorded following the success of "Songs of the South," Jim Gibson weaves long-loved songs into a musical fabric that combines the discipline of classical lmusic, the freedom of jazz, and the melodic sense of new-age music.
You will enjoy these interesting versions of melodies that have long been part of the South.
This blend of old melodies and contemporary musical approaches may remind you of the tranquility and beauty of the South . . . regardless of where you may be.
Jim Gibson has for years been a prominent part of Atlanta's music life, has performed throughout the South and widely in Europe, and has taught full-time in Georgia State University's School of Music. He is also the author of four books and numerous articles on the business of music.