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Marcia Guderian Trio


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Contemporary folk with a country swing/light jazz twist

Status:

Most recent release, It's About ... Time (2015)

See also:

Entendre Music website

CD Baby's Marcia Guderian page

Comparisons:

Not aware of anyone doing quite this kind of lively swingy country & jazz-influenced pop.

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Marcia Guderian does a folksy country swing/contemporary singersongwriter mix. She has a rich voice with a nice range. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Recommended first album:

Any

Recordings:


Full Moon

Release info:

1999—Entendre Music—Entendre 201

Availability:

See Entendre Music website for availability

Ecto priority:

Recommended for lively folk/country fans

Group members:

Marcia Guderian—lead and backing vocals, 6- and 12-string acoustic guitar
John Flancer—acoustic stand-up bass, electric bass
Gil Barbee—drums, percussion

Guest artists:

Iris Clearwater—flute
Rick Dunn—pedalstedd
Geeb Johnston—fiddle
Hunter Mann—vocals
Richard Marshall—violin
Bob McCauley—keyboard
Chuck Seward—vocals
Barry Ulman—alto sax

Produced by:

Chuck Seward

Comments:

This is an album with a lot of range and obviously a variety of influences—jazzy, sometimes Latin. The overall mood is lively and engaging (though there are some ballads, too) and the vocals strong, sweet, and sincere. A good album to put on when you need something upbeat. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Mansion on Mars

Release info:

2003—Entendre Music—Entendre 301

Availability:

See Entendre Music website for availability

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Marcia Guderian—lead and backing vocals, 6- and 12-string acoustic guitar, electric bass, crystal chimes

Guest artists:

Gil Barbee—drums
Jerry Cohen—acoustic lead guitar, mandolin
Ray Downey—woodwinds
Rick Dunn—pedal steel
John Flancher—acoustic bass
Jon Hemingway—backing vocals
Gary Haden—piano
Geeb Johnston—violins, fiddle
Bruce Parker—acoustic lead guitar, pennywhistle
Janet Peterson—cello
Ron Schmidt—electric lead guitar
Chuck Seward—electric bass Bill Sterling—tuba, acoustic bass

Produced by:

Chuck Seward

Comments:

A very nice album with good songs and charming lyrics. Her voice is sweet without being cloying. The mix of styles makes for an entertaining listen.
     I'm particularly fond of the title track and the humorous "If I Only Had a Clone". (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Further info:

Write: Entendre Music, PO Box 1569, Bellingham, WA 98227, U.S.A. Phone: 360-647-4371 or 800-685-6353. E-mail entendre@memes.com.


Thanks to Sophia Gurley and Anna Maria Stjärnell for their work on this entry.

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