Saturday, 9 August 2008
Howard Burton, a British bluegrass banjo player and singer residing in the UK, has played in bands in the UK for many years, and has also had mini-tours of the USA and Europe.
Howard's first solo CD release, Britain by bluegrass, includes some of the best bluegrass musicians and singers in the UK: Bob Winquist (fiddle), Beth Holland (bass), Lucy Holland (rhythm mandolin), Paul Hill (guitar), Dan Norton (lead mandolin), and Ross Mitson (lead and harmony vocals). The twelve tracks include a mix of traditional and progressive bluegrass as well as a couple of originals. MP3s, a review, and more info are on the website. The CD can be bought online for £8.00 sterling with free postage in the UK.