Sam Moss + Jen Paulson & The Kerosene Healers

Arts + Literature Laboratory (ALL) is pleased to present the Boston-based songwriter and string player Sam Moss on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Madison's Jen Clare Paulson and The Kerosene Healers will open.



Musician Sam Moss

Sam Moss is a Boston based songwriter and string player. His work rambles through various offshoots of Americana, from original and interpreted folk songs, to pastoral and occasionally jagged instrumental guitar. In May 2016 he will release Fable, his ninth solo album. Moss has released two albums with the old-time group, The Howling Kettles, and compiled Imaginational Anthem Volume Five for Tompkins Square Records. He is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Marble House Project, and his work has been featured in NPR, Paste, and Daytrotter, among others.


Jen Clare Paulson Kerosene Healers bluegrass musician fiddle

Jen Clare Paulson is no ordinary fiddler, she’s actually a violist who has always had a wandering musical eye. Originally from Chicagoland, she relocated to Madison to get her doctorate in viola performance with a minor in jazz studies at the University. In addition to performing in regional orchestral and chamber music settings she is also a member of several new music ensembles based in Chicago – most notably Kyle Bruckmann’s Wrack, who recently toured Europe and won a generous Chamber Music America grant for future projects. Highlights from JCP’s musical pursuits include: studying Japanese koto in college, playing Bach cello suites on tenor banjo, transcribing tenor sax blues solos for viola and playing in string sections behind artists as diverse as Ray Charles, Olivia Newton John and Ricky Skaggs.

Jen has taken a few lessons on bluegrass fiddle with Jerry Loughney (Above the Town) and old time fiddle with Jim Becker (Caliphone); but mostly she’s listening hard and... Read More

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