Apples in Bloom

We take a special look at a couple traditional ballads and some literary ballads. Works for this episode:"John Henry" traditional ballad performed by Pete Seeger from his Smithsonian Folkways album American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1 "Barbary Allen" traditional ballad performed by Jean Ritchie from her Smithsonian Folkways album Jean Ritchie: Ballads from Her Appalachian Family…Read more Apples in Bloom

One Man’s Garage…

In this episode James discusses his approach to songwriting specifically for his album One Man Garage Band. Songs featured from the album are:"Old John Henry""Wake Up From Your Dreams (Open Your Eyes)""Back in the Light" To purchase a copy of James' album as well as learn more about his other projects go to: jrkibbymusic.bandcamp.com Also,…Read more One Man’s Garage…

Back and Back and Back

The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.from The Giver by Lois Lowry Poems for this episode: "Sonnet 60: Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore" by William Shakespeare"The House on the Hill" by Edwin Arlington Robinson"Song: Memory, hither come"…Read more Back and Back and Back

Colors and Sounds with Olivia Haas

James interviews painter and songwriter Olivia Haas about her work. Below is a sample of some of her paintings as well as a video of her painting in the recording studio while working on her debut EP "Peace in the Waiting." For more about Olivia's paintings follow her on Facebook and Instagram @livjoyartwork. Listen to…Read more Colors and Sounds with Olivia Haas

Everything is Okay with Evan Anstey

James sits down with Buffalo singer-songwriter Evan Anstey to discuss his two releases, Recent Time - EP (2016) & We Will Be At Peace (2018). Here is a link to Evan's music on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1XkQuLGiy35nHEvD6pyozI Here is a link to Evan's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/EvanAnsteyMusic To watch James and Evan discuss their project titled The Weekend Preacher go here:

Land Ho!

Welcome to another season of the Deer Tracks podcast! We've got some great things in store as we voyage through new waters. Poems for this episode:"Over the Sea our Galleys Went" by Robert Browning"The Forsaken Merman" by Matthew Arnold"The Chambered Nautilus" by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr."Eternal Father, Strong to Save" by William Whiting Submit a…Read more Land Ho!