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Alison Brown / Press

“Brown's finger-rolling banjo patters weave a bright thread through a colorfully arranged collection of original and familiar tunes.”

Washington Post

“Alison Brown left a career in investment banking for a life as a banjo musician. Anyone who thinks this was a foolish move hasn't heard her play.”

New Yorker

“One of bluegrass's great banjo players, Brown is most notable fro integrating jazz's musical complexity with he bucolic mannerisms of bluegrass.”

The Village Voice

“I can't extol enough praise fro Alison's musical genius and all she's done for the world of music with Compass Records.”

Carol Beaugard - WFUD

“Cool your heels and let her overtake you.”


“...strikes up a comfortable pose between homey twang and sophisticated jazz listening; it might rile purists of both types, but it makes a lovely sound for the rest of us.”

Time Out NY

“...a wonderful amalgam of bluegrass, jazz, Celtic, pop and blues propelled by her inventive, groundbreaking and always exciting banjo playing.”

Dave Higgs - WPLN