Inspiring works from rural farms, forests, & charming villages on the Salish Sea
With their feet firmly planted in rootsy, mountain bluegrass, this young brother band from a small Pacific Northwest island brings a new energy to the form with their fast-picking style and brotherly harmonies.
For over 50 years, singer and songwriter Susan Osborn has held the high ground of vocal artistry. Her startlingly remarkable voice -- powerful and rich with emotional expression -- came to world prominence when she was the lead vocalist with the Paul Winter Consort between 1978 and 1985, shining on such albums as "Common Ground", "Missa Gaia." and "Concert For the Earth". For the past 30 years, Osborn and her husband, artist/writer David Densmore, have lived on Orcas Island, WA.
Fans of Mandy's music often share the similar story of being swung around by the clear bell of her voice and then rooted to the spot by her lyrics. In 2014, Mandy returned to the music scene with a full-length album "If Only Words Could Keep Me Warm." Released on her independent label "Arooo Music", the new album was recorded and co-produced by Bruce Harvie at Olgabowl studio on Orcas Island, WA, the island that serves as Mandy's home and muse.
“I can hear music in the stars/I can paint pictures with my voice,” claims singer/ songwriter Kurt Baumann in “Music in the Stars,” one of the songs on The Burned, the name of his solo debut project, the result of a lifetime chasing his muse.
Martin Lund, one of the most diverse musicians in the universe lives and breathes music in many different colors and cultures. He has played with some of the great blues artists of our time and worked in the studios of LA as a composer, arranger and musician with artists like Mel Torme to Isaac Hayes. His eclectic background has allowed him to move freely through any style of music from classical to rock and from jazz to broadway. He is equally adept at clarinet, saxophone, flute and piano.