Radio Interview from 01/05/14
Classic Woodwind Twist"
Rusty Crowell: Guitar & Vocals
Jan Alba: Flute, Saxophone & Vocals
A husband and wife acoustic duo! Their collaboration began in December 2000 when they were each recruited by a mutual friend to play in a Christmas Eve service. Following the event they agreed to explore how their divergent backgrounds would complement each other. Combined, Rusty’s experience with “music by ear” and Jan’s background as a classically trained flutist, they create a modern and innovative interpretation of many well known songs. They play a diverse assortment of styles including classical, originals, popular, and folk (to name a few). They are available for many venues including: Coffee Houses, Bars, Nursing Homes, House Concerts, Weddings & other special events.
"They Bring Folk to Classical,
and Class to Folk"
"Don't be fooled by the easy-going campfire approach Rusty and Jan convey. They are serious, trained musicians that have paid dues in many a music venue. They give you that folk festival feeling, but in addition, they create an atmosphere that makes one believe that one is in a folk world of the past. You almost expect a young Peter, Paul and Mary to be in the wings taking notes."
DAVID W. WANNOP
TICKET MAGAZINE, AND CONCERT PROMOTER
On Sunday, May 10th, we were interviewed on Ray Naylor's internet music show: The Performing Songwriter. Click on link to the right.
On Sunday, January 05, 2014 we were interviewed by Frank Todd @ WPRB 103.3 FM. Click the audio player to hear.
Please come out and join us for a fun night of music! We will be one of the featured acts for this monthly open mic hosted by Jeanette and Steve. This will also be a birthday celebration for Jeanette!
Sign up is at 8pm and the show begins at 9pm. There's no cover charge, so please patronize The Headhouse Café. Enjoy Madame Saito's fantastic sushi, order from the menu with pub fare and/or from the plentiful choices of craft beers and other drinks.
Rusty's Retirement Roast or Toast
We will be having a gig to celebrate Rusty's recent retirement from the working world. You are invited to speak of your "Rusty" experience in song or word. (Be gentle). So come if you feel you have something to say! No cover. Come out and enjoy one of their reasonably priced high-quality, unique dishes. For info on the venue visit: www.malelani.com
We will be playing a half hour set of original music from 1:00 - 3:00. Other wonderful musicians from the Philadelphia Songwriters Alliance (PASA) will also be performing as well.
For a full list of our upcoming performances, visit our Performances tab
Open Mics We Are Hosting!
Join us every Thursday @ 7:30 p.m.
Come out and play a few tunes (or read a few poems). Malelani offers a very warm and welcoming atmosphere for the development of the arts in Mt. Airy. Enjoy one of their reasonably priced high-quality, unique dishes. For info on the venue visit: www.malelani.com
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