Joe Weed

American Portrait

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Joe Weed is a consummate tour guide on this musical travelogue of our country. Weed arranged, played and produced these outstanding original compostitions. Gleaning inspiration from Cuban rhumba bands, mariachi and Southern oldtime fiddles, adding touches of Copland, Tex-Czech polka, cowboy campfire songs, Joe Weed's album couldn't be more varied or lush. A master of all string instruments, Joe here plays guitar, fiddle, mandolin and viola with melodious complements of harmonica, accordion, cello, flutes, percussion and environmental sounds...

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