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MP3 Elizabeth Carpenter - The Blueweed Songs

Komplettes MP3 Album von Elizabeth Carpenter
Kurz-Beschreibung von CDbaby: Dissonant roots-music from the Blues,
Bluegrass, Folk, Jazz, Latin & African species of sound. These "storysongs" speak from the ambivalent, funny meets melancholic, sweet & sour side of life. A cross between Gillian Welch & Beth Orton and influenced

Käufer, die sich für (Gillian Welch Beth Orton Michelle Shocked) interessieren sollten sich dieses Album anhören.

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Next show: September 17, 2005 @ The O Lounge - On Queen Anne Queen Anne Avenue - Seattle
8:30 - 11 PM
Amazing Thai Food and Drinks
Duo - with Conlin Roser accompanying me on 2nd guitar
FREE! | 21+

Next CD: Flirting - a 10 song CD will be released in October 2005. Great Seattle musicians will be on my 3rd CD of love & sex songs with a Jazz/POP/Latin/Rock feel. Picture Mae West & Dorothy Parker forming a duo with an Everything But The Girl sound, add a dash of Motown, a pinch of PJ Harvey & a smatter of Dido.

Biography:
Elizabeth Carpenter has been performing in the Seattle area for 9 years and has been composing and playing guitar for 16 years. After her feet went kaput as a dancer (her last days as a modern dancer were at The Juilliard School) she took-up guitar & songwriting as her next art form. She originally set off on documentary film-making after Julliard (receiving a BFA in Film from New York University) but music became more a more compelling interest. She still pursues a side-career in photography.

She performs as The Elizabeth Carpenter Quartet, Trio, Duo and solo, with a repertoire of over 50 original songs & 15 arrangements of jazz & pop standards (from "My Funny Valentine" to Aerosmith's "Jaded").

She also performs as a jazz & standards vocalist with well-known pianist & composer Victor Janusz. She has just recorded "Guadalupe" - a duet on his newly released CD "Cosmo Street": https://www.tradebit.com and available here on CDBaby!

The Elizabeth Carpenter Ensemble includes:
Bill Horist/Conlin Roser on guitar
Erik Anderson on drums,
Jon Markel on double bass
Tobi Stone on saxophone (bass & alto) and on flute (of The Tiptons & Reptet)
Amy Denio on sax/accordian (of The Tiptons)
Dave Carter on trumpet/flugel horn (of Skerik's Synchopated Taint)
Ty Baillie - keyboardist
Jeff Busch - Latin Percussion (Tumbao)
Paul Rucker - cello

Style:
Carpenter's Dissonant Roots Music evolved from blues, jazz, rock, R&B, Latin and folk traditions.

She plays a finger-style guitar on an electric hollow-body Alvarez with a sound marked by the use of dissonant chords, complex rhythms, lyrics that straddle the comic-melancholic zone and sung in a rich, wide-ranging alto.

Audiences have compared her to Nora Jones, Sam Phillips, Joni Mitchell, Nellie McCay, Dayna Kurtz, Beth Orton, Cassandra Wilson, Diana Krall, Aimee Mann and Michelle Shocked.

Recordings:
In process to record her 3rd CD, "Flirting" (working title) in 2005 (both originals & standards)
Cosmo Street - 1 track, "Guadalupe" a duet with Victor Janusz © 2004
Emergency Love - a 14 track CD on Blueweed Records © 2003
First, Last, Deposit - a compilation CD for the non-profit org. Noel House © 2003
The Blueweed Songs - a 14 track CD on Blue Girl Records © 2001
Elizabeth Carpenter - a 5 track EP © 1998

Some of her Seattle performance venues are:

The Tractor Tavern
Experience Music Project * Liquid Lounge
Seattle Art Museum - After Hours Series
Nordstrom's, Downtown Seattle Nov. 26th, '04 with Victor Janusz - CD release of "Cosmo Street"
Northwest Folk Life Festival [2001, 2002, 2004]
Thumper's Oak Room Cabaret
Pellini, Madison-Renaissance Hotel
3rd Place Books
Seattle Academy of Fine Art Benefit
Gilda's Club Benefit
Greater Seattle Business Association Benefit
Cascades Conservation Partnership& NW Ecosystem Alliance Benefit
Le Pichet
Eva's Wine Bar & Restaurant
Panamonica's - Tacoma
Artist Trust Art Auction
LoFi
Alexa's Cafe - Bothell
The Bait House
Zeitgeist Café
Jag Studios
Hop Vine Pub
Mr. Spot's Chai House
Columbia City BeatWalk
ToST
Alibi Room
Sit & Spin
Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival 2002 (Three by One & One by Three: wrote/performed 5 theatre songs for Union Actors @ Work)

Radio:
*Appeared on KUOW's "The Beat" on Nov. 5th, 2003, live performance & interview
*Appeared on KBCS's "Lunch with Folks" on Oct. 23rd, 2003, live performance & interview

TV:
Channel 29 (Public Access, Seattle) The Swoop Show, Nov.19th, 2003 @ 8:00 PM
Channel 29 (Public Access, Seattle) Club Diversity, July 13th, 2004 @ 6:00 pm with Victor Janusz.

Commissions:
Seattle Public Library - 2 songs for the 2002 Annual Staff Day and for the closing ceremony of the old Central Branch in 2001.

Union Actors @ Work - for the Seattle Fringe Theatre Festival 2002 (Three by One & One by Three: wrote/performed 5 theatre songs)

Has split gigs with:

Jim Page
Aiko Shimada
Picoso
Mische Eddins
Bill Horist
Paul Rucker Ensemble
Jill Cohn
Todd Werny (of Diamond Fist Werny)
Willow

Cuchata

Arts Organizations:
A member of Persephone's Circle for 4 years (a women's songwriting/performing collective started by Willow, includes:
Aiko Shimada, JR, Mary Lydia Ryan, Katya Chorover, Jill Cohen,Tiger Zane

Major influences:
Chris Whitley
Waldemar Bastos
Kurt Weill
Nick Drake
Marvin Gaye
Al Green
Laura Nyro
Joni Mitchell
Duke Ellington
Hoagy Carmichael
Stephen Sondheim

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