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“Into the Morning” with the progressive bluegrass of Greensky Bluegrass – “Demons”

One of the albums that has been in my rotation since it’s release last week, is If Sorrow Swims from Greensky Bluegrass. GreenskyIf Sorrow Swims Bluegrass is one of my favorite progressive bluegrass bands. I discovered their music a few years back and loved the album Live at Bells,  on that album the band really displays their musicianship. I liked their last album Handguns, but not as much as the earlier albums. If Sorrow Swims reminds me more of their earlier albums. Here’s a statement from the band’s website about the band…

“There’s this great duality to our band,” reflects Greensky Bluegrass mandolinist, vocalist, and songwriter Paul Hoffman. “We’re existing in a few different places at once: we’re a bluegrass band and a rock band, we’re song-driven and interested in extended improvisation.”

It’s those extended improvisations that make the band special for me!  The band also has all those instruments that I love! dobro provided by Anders Beck, banjo from Michael Arlen Bont, Dave Bruzza’s guitar, mandolin from Paul Hoffman, while the bottom is held up by  Mike Devol on upright bass.

So Check Them Out! And let’s go “into the morning” with “Demons” from If Sorrow Swims……