For nearly two decades, the Raleigh-based string band, Chatham County Line has crafted top-notch bluegrass music. They have an unspoken chemistry that allows for lively performances and improvisation as polished as a studio recording. Following the path of American roots forefathers like Bill Monroe and John Hartford, Chatham County Line is a group that can take you back in time to the birth of bluegrass music as they huddle around a single microphone on stage, playing traditional string music clad in suits and ties.
Chatham County Lines seventh and most recent album, Autumn, showcases the group's poignant songwriting. Built around songwriter/guitarist Dave Wilsons clever lines and compelling vignettes, the record is a treasure trove of wistful balladry and dynamic toe-tappers. John Teer (mandolin/fiddle), Chandler Holt (banjo), and Greg Readling (bass) add stellar three- and four- harmonies for vocal highlights, while their impeccable yet unconventional picking impresses without overshadowing Wilsons rich storytelling.
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