Cold River Radio Show – June 9th

Cold River Radio Show

TAMWORTH, NH – This Cold River Radio Show Headlines “Back to Barnstormers By Popular Demand!” Cassandre McKinley “There’s a music style called ‘jazzsoul'(we made it up) and our anointed queen is Boston native Cassandre McKinley.” – The Boston Globe and Maine guitar Legend and Maine Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee Denny Breau.

Boston native, Cassandre McKinley, is a singer, recording artist, composer, producer, vocal coach and educator. As an artist and singer, she channels a vast spectrum of genres that include Soul, Jazz, Blues, R&B, Pop and Country and has unwittingly unified them into a singular sound that is primitively hers. Today, McKinley is deeply rooted in a recording career, having released 5 solo albums, and is revered for her spirited and impassioned live performances illustrating evidentially her extensive range and vocal power. Her most notable collaborations include those with Peter Eldridge (New York Voices), Duke Levine, Dave Mattacks, Clay Osborne, Bernard Purdie, Herb Pomeroy. She appeared as a regular featured artist alongside the great J. Geils in his named Jazz & Blues Review to sold out audiences throughout New England.

Maine Singer Songwriter and Guitar Legend, Denny Breau, brother of world the late world-renowned Lenny Breau, Denny Breau is a musician with “A rhythmically flawless and dazzlingly clear style. Denny does amazing and stunning things with a six-string guitar, with finely arranged melodies complimented by scorching fingerwork. His artistry and impossible guitar lines are balanced with the intimacy of his tenderly crafted songs. He mixes genres with ease — folk, Delta blues, country and jazz — creating a totally accessible musical mélange that captivates as it entertains,” according to Lucky Clark writing for the Kennebec (Maine) Journal.”