Jake Xerxes Fussell - What in the Natural World

Entrancing guitarist and singer Jake Xerxes Fussell follows his celebrated self-titled debut (produced by William Tyler) with a moving new album of Natural Questions in the form of transmogrified folk/blues koans. Jake Xerxes Fussell was raised on the traditional music of the Georgia-Alabama border, joining his folklorist father Fred on his trips to document local bluesmen and basket-weavers alike.

On What in the Natural World, his delivery is superb. Nothing lasts too long, nothing is over thought, nothing is over produced or under delivered. It flows like a great American river, a trip through the modern and not modern South with winning lap steels and gentle plucked strings. As with all fine songwriters Jake is a story teller and this album is about his impeccable delivery and brilliant songs. Highly recommended. 

We are delighted to announce that we are bringing a little bit of the August Bank Holiday magic to this year's May Bank Holiday. On Saturday 29th April we have invited two of our most favorite current players to Totnes. Daniel Bachman and Jake Xerxes Fussell will be playing an intimate show for us in Totnes at Unit 23. Read more.

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