• Eclectic folk-fusion ensemble Kendálin recorded their debut CD “Opening” Great original instrumentals! Kendalin
•Caleb Klauder’s new CD “Western Country,” CalebKlauder was recorded live in Spring, 2010 (with no separation, overdubs or headphones!) is presently #5 and climbing on the Roots Music Report.
•Amazing Irish Fiddler Brongaene Griffin just released “Three Colours Ginger” , Brongaene Griffin
features fiddling and poetry readings by Kevin Burke, guitar wizardry by Gerry O’Beirne, and contributions from several others.
•The modern bluegrass trio Wayward Vessel Wayward Vessel recorded their self titled CD at Big Red and are gigging regularly.
•Gypsy balladeer Spruce Baugher recorded and released his solo CD: “Ruby.”
•New Orleans Singer-Songwriter Jessey Lee Young, with Demy Andre, created a wonderful EP: “Sapphire Sky.”
He made an i phone video looking out the studio windows while recording. You can see it and hear the tracks under The “Sapphire Sky Sessions” at: Jesse Lee Young-The Duo
•Flatpicking legend Dan Crary was in for a few sessions working on two projects for 2011 releases.
•Mistral, a multi-instrumental Portland-based trio plays and sings music from Breton, France featuring octave mandolin, guitar, hurdy-gurdy, accordian, fiddle, & more! Their just released CD: “Promontory” has the COOLEST, elegant graphics you’ll ever see, and as you open it up you’ll find that it is packaged in a brown paper lunch bag! Genius.
Check them out at: Mistral website
•Singer-songwriters Rodolfo Lopez and Stella Garcia recorded their epic CD: “Brille Tu Luz” with full orchestral arrangements. We had a great time recording 10-piece string sections, 12-voice choirs, brass, guitars, vihuelas, and even concert harp. Some of the songs ran into 40+ tracks so the mixing was really fun.
•Jazz piano great Gordon Lee recorded his unique and original “This Path” CD on OA2 Records with an all-star cast including two different rhythm sections: One with Dave Captein on bass & Carlton Jackson on drums, and the other with Kevin Deitz on bass, and Ron Steen on drums. It also has a duo cut with Cuban cajon master Miguel Bernal.
•Tortune, a very talented Dad/daughter Duo won a day of recording at Big Red Studio by rising above the competition at the Thirsty Lion singer-songwriter showcase. And recorded some memorable tracks. Thirsty Lion Singer-Songwriter showcase