Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands to Release The Hazel and Alice Sessions

Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands - The Hazel and Alice Sessions
Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands – The Hazel and Alice Sessions

 

Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands celebrate the work of pioneering bluegrass duo Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard on their upcoming album The Hazel and Alice Sessions, scheduled for release January 21, 2016.

The Hazel and Alice Sessions includes young prodigy fiddler Tatiana Hargreaves, Americana songstress Aoife O’Donovan, Alice Gerrard herself, and a duet with Linda Ronstadt.

Hazel and Alice were two of the first professional female artists in bluegrass and they paved the way for so many more, though not without difficulty.

Laurie has always been inspired by Hazel and Alice and is herself a trailblazing woman in bluegrass who has now inspired multiple generations as well. Their new album features songs written by Hazel and Alice, plus traditional songs from their repertoire.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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