Sitting With Gianluca: From country-bluegrass-blues to CBGBs

by Gianluca Tramontana · · ·

Music journalist Gianluca Tramontana presents a "roots and shoots" interview show which - through music and conversation - explores genres that some way or other lead back to country-bluegrass-blues. You can listen live on ResonanceFM 104.4, Wed. at 10PM

Earlier this year Justin Townes Earle released his debut CD 'The Good Life'. Justin comes from musical stock. His father is Texan songwriter Steve Earle, his aunt is songwriter Stacey Earle and he is named after the late Townes Van Zandt. I caught up with Justin for a pre-show backstage …
Since leaving New Orleans roots rockers Cowboy Mouth three years ago, Paul Sanchez has gone back to his roots as a singer-songwriter - of the 'all genres welcome' variety. Here we sit in someone's tiny apartment at the edge of the French Quarter talking about song-writing, the inspiration behind some …
Alternative country, Honky Tonk, Texas Swing artist Wayne "The Train" Hancock from Texas is very much someone who marches to the beat of his own drum - or rather more appropriately - the slide of his own steel guitar. You never know what he's going to do next or, for …