Gregory Alan Isakov - With the Colorado Symphony LP
Gregory Alan Isakov has been described by Boulder Weekly, "Strong, subtle, a lyrical genius" and has been compared to his influences, Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Joe Phelps, Iron & Wine and Gillian Welch. Gregory's humble presence and his overwhelming voice and guitar style have been treasured by an ever-growing and captivated fan base. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and raised in Philadelphia, Isakov moved to Colorado at the end of the last decade. He has made a rising impact on the music scene and has been recently awarded Denver Westword's Best Singer/Songwriter 2007, and 2007 winner of Telluride Troubadour Competition.
Gregory Alan Isakov has shared the stage with numerous touring artists such as Ani Difranco, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Alexi Murdoch, and Fiona Apple. Isakov has performed throughout the United States; and has appeared at music festivals such as South by Southwest, Falcon Ridge Folk Fest, Rocky Mountain Folks Fest, and Telluride Bluegrass Festival.
Recorded at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver, as well as at Starling Farm in Boulder, Gregory Alan Isakov with the Colorado Symphony was co-produced by Isakov and his longtime collaborator, Jamie Mefford, and was arranged by Tom Hagerman (DeVotchKa) and Jay Clifford (Jump Little Children), and conducted by the Colorado Symphony’s Scott O’Neil.
“This has been a wonderful and seamless collaboration with Gregory and the Symphony,” says Anthony Pierce, Colorado Symphony Senior Vice President, Program Innovation. “After performing together multiple times, this album beautifully displays what the orchestra can contribute, as well as Gregory's unique style.”
2. Dandelion Wine
3. Big Black Car
4. The Stable Song
6. Master and a Hound
7. Saint Valentine
8. That Sea, the Gambler
9. Living Proof
10. If I Go, I’m Goin
11. Unwritable Girl
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