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Jeanne T. Arrigo


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Contemporary folk/pop

Status:

Most recent release, Favorite Hymns (live, 2CD set, 2008); most recent studio release, The Journey's about to begin... (2005)

See also:

Jeanne T. Arrigo's site

Jeanne T. Arrigo's Myspace page

Jeanne T. Arrigo's CDBaby page

Comparisons:

Joni Mitchell, Jill Cohn, Shawn Colvin, Jonatha Brooke, Indigo Girls

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Jeanne T. Arrigo is a singer songwriter very much in the Joni Mitchell vein. Unlike so many others who allow this path, she has both a strong, expressive voice and a strong, expressive guitar style. Her songwriting matches these, and the combination is a powerful, highly listenable whole. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Recommended first album:

Five Songs ep is the only release we've heard

Recordings:

  • Five Songs ep (2004)
  • The Journey's about to begin... (2005)
  • Favorite Hymns (live, 2CD set, 2008)

Five Songs ep

Release info:

2004—Arrigoberry Records

Availability:

No longer in print— see Jeanne T. Arrigo's site for into on the full album version, The Journey's about to begin...

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended for contemporary folk/pop fans

Group members:

Jeanne T. Arrigo—vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion, keyboard (Rhodes, strings, bass)

Guest artists:

Marc Giannettino—piano on 1 track, acoustic lead on 1 track, saxophone on 1 track
Steve Joyner—electric guitar and mandola on 1 track

Produced by:

Jeanne T. Arrigo, with Jim Reeves

Comments:

This five-song debut ep is a harbinger of great things to come. Jeanne T. Arrigo shows off her great vocal, guitar, and songwriting chops so well it's hard to believe this is a debut. All five songs here appear on the first full-length, The Journey's about to begin..., which I would highly recommend on this basis alone. Heads up, folk/pop fans—you will love this. Everything about this is so well-done, and the songs will take you on a emotional journey well worth taking. Give her music a try—you won't regret it. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)


Thanks to Sophia Gurley for work on this entry

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