Tag Archives: Ron Block

Review: Ron Block & Jeff Taylor – Trouble Go Down

ronblockjefftaylorDusting off a hymnal full of ancient songs and mixing their arrangements with new (and old) hymns and some original songs is exactly what 14-time Grammy award winning guitarist and banjo player Ron Block (Alison Krauss & Union Station) and Jeff Taylor (The Time Jumpers) had in mind for this joint super-collaboration titled Trouble Go Down.

Celebrated Musicians Ron Block and Jeff Taylor Join Forces for New Release

troublegodownTROUBLE GO DOWN, the debut collaboration from 14-time GRAMMY®-winning member of Alison Krauss + Union Station, Ron Block, and GRAMMY®-nominated multi-instrumentalist Jeff Taylor, bows October 21. Produced by Block and Taylor, the 14-song set features bluegrass and folk-inspired renditions of favorite hymns and original selections. 

Review: Various Artists – O Come Emmanuel: Carols of Christmas

OComeEmmanuelPeace. Calm. Serenity. Joy. All of these things are the hallmarks of what we try to find and celebrate during the Christmas season but all too often we allow ourselves to be overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of seasonal obligations. Thankfully, jack of all trades Andrew Greer and a cadre of various artists have come together to help remedy this very situation with the compelling release, O Come Emmanuel: Carols of Christmas.

Review: Ron Block – Carter’s Creek Christmas

RonBlockLet’s be honest; there comes a time about halfway through the push to Christmas where we’re overloaded, worn down, and in need of some respite from the relentless push of the crowds, the traffic, the wrapping, the cookies, and so, so much more. We just need a good drink, a comfy chair, and some peace. When those moments come, yet still find you wanting to maintain some semblance of Christmas cheer, look no further than Ron Block’s Carter’s Creek Christmas to guide your way.