Jenny's solo show is the best way to get up close and
personal with this prolific songwriter. You can hear
the stories about the songs and hear the songs just as
they were written.
Click here to download Summer Reverie, 3:20
SummerReverie.mp3, 4.5 MB
Jenny and Michael Mandrell put on a dynamic, energetic concert of
guitar mastery and uplifting songs that get you singing all the
Click here to download Goddess,
Goddess.mp3, 5.3 MB
About Michael Mandrell
Michael tours regionally
and nationally, playing solo as well as with many of the acoustic
warrior road tribe, including Jenny Bird and Benjy Wertheimer. He
currently makes his home in Portland, Oregon.
Featured often on “Echoes” and many other radio shows
as well, Michael’s music has found an audience with an ear
for the creative side of the new world fusion genre.
Moving to Taos, NM. in 1991, Michael performed with the world fusion
group “Taos” co-producing their CD, “The Deepening
Edge”, released nationally on Blix Street Records. Tunes from
this CD have been recently re-released on Blix Street Records beautiful
new compilation, “Fiddlers Green”.
The film Stone Reader by Mark Moskowitz features the tracks "Ancient
Art of Soul Travel" and "Ambrosius" from the Great
Michael has appeared with: Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, Bill Miller,
John Gorka, Kate Wolf, Dave Swarbrick/Simon Nichol, Johnny Cunningham,
Spyro Gyra, Carl Struck, California Guitar Trio, William Ackerman,
Christine Lavine, Robert Mirabal, Shadowfax, Townes Van Zandt and
Jenny and Tina Collins have been touring together this summer.
popped out of the womb sometime in the 80's and has been singing
and writing songs ever since. Athough born and raised on the banks
of the Ohio, she has spent much time in the mountains of Appalachia,
including when she hiked the entire Appalachian Trail from Maine
to Georgia solo. She is a fierce busker, picking and wailing on
the streets of Heidelberg and Frankfurt, Germany; Asheville, Greenfield,
Northampton, Savannah, St. Petersburg, Tuscon, Taos and Telluride.
She plays in Over Under Yonder, an all female, harmony-laden, four
piece string band. Tina has shared stages with Dar Williams, Sharon
Gilchrist & the Santa Fe All Stars, Girlyman, Don Richmond,
Julia Butterfly Hill, Susan Tedeschi, Amy Goodman and Jenny Bird.
Tina is set to release her studio debut, Appalachian Journey Onward,
in August 2009.
For more information on Tina please visit:www.myspace.com/tinacollinsmusic
How to host your own HOUSE CONCERT!
If you'd like to have Jenny come play in your town,
find a nice clean comfortable living room that seats
50 people comfortably, and find a date when there isn't
another huge community event happening on the same
Make invitations by e-mail AND phone to 50-75
friends for a potluck or just dessert and tea,
whichever you prefer, informing them that there is a
$10 donation at the door for the musical concert that
will follow the potluck. Make sure that reservations
are required, so you know how many friends to
We will come knocking at your door the
afternoon of the show to set up our equipment. If you
have a 6:00 pm potluck, the show should be 7:00 pm. A 7:00 pm
potluck is good for an 8:00 pm show.
We will have our CD's
available for sale and would need to stay overnight in
your guest room. This is a great way to get your
community together. E-mail me if you want to host the
coolest party of the year!