- English Echoes: English Country Dance Favorites
A new CD by Liz Donaldson, Colleen Reed, and Becky Ross. From the liner notes "English Echoes represents a selection of our
favorite tunes offering a variety of meters (jigs, reels, waltzes, 3/2 time) and moods, from elegant and smooth to bouncy and lively."
- Playin' in the Mud
Potter and artist Leigh Partington, who did the artwork for the Unleased CD label, has her own pottery studio in Washington Grove.
Visit her new website for photos of some of her work and for information on her handbuilding workshops.
- Andrea Hoag, Loretta Kelley, and Charlie Pilzer
Congratulations to Andrea, Loretta, and Charlie! Their CD Hambo in the Snow received a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Traditional World Music Album.
- Kathy Kerr's Trip To Ghana Photos
Kathy went to Ghana in June 2006 (with husband Jim and two daughters Caroline and Adrienne) to travel around and work at an orphanage. The trip lasted 6 weeks. Here are her pictures!
- Jeremiah McLane
- Larry Unger
Larry is an incredibly prolific composer and a master at guitar and banjo. We are particularly fond of his Latin-style waltzes.
- Liz Donaldson
Liz is a very talented musician, composer, music teacher, and dance instructor from Bethesda, MD. She plays piano and accordion for English, Scottish, and American contra dances as a member of Terpsichore, Waverly Station, and several other bands.
- The Session
A great place to find Irish tunes.
- Dog Days Communications
A wonderful graphic design business based in Washington Grove, MD. This small, women-owned business specializes in corporate logos, websites, brochures, and now CD covers! Thanks Marida!
- Airshow Mastering
Grammy Award winning audio mastering, editing, and mixing. Charlie Pilzer's expertise and discriminating ear really made a difference in creating the final product.
- RHL Audio
Chris Murphy has a mobile, digital audio recording system with state-of-the-art microphones and electronics that he used to turn Keith and Leigh's basement and dining room into a recording studio for a weekend. Chris's 30+ years of experience made the recording and editing process go very smoothly, and we were very pleased with the results.
- Oasis CD Manufacturing
We highly recommend Oasis for CD publishing and printing. They are professionals and the quality of their products show it. They are easy to work with, too. And now we have our own bar code! Woo hoo!
- Ted Crane's Dance Database.
For information on contra dance bands, callers, and dance venues, there is no better resource.
NativeEnergy works with individuals and organizations to help them offset their contributions to global warming through the construction of new wind energy farms and other renewable energy projects. With the help of NativeEnergy, our CD Unleashed is carbon neutral.
- An Inconvenient Truth
“…we can no longer afford to view global warming as a political issue – rather, it is the biggest moral challenge facing our global civilization.”
– Al Gore
“…I'm going to speak an inconvenient truth: my own country – the U.S. – is principally responsible for obstructing progress here in Bali.”
– Al Gore
UN Climate Change Conference
Bali, Indonesia, December 2007