Musician Jamie Notarthomas has been an integral part of the independent underground music scene since the late 1980's, performing an average of 200 shows a year at all varieties of venues primarily throughout the eastern US. Over the years, his thought-provoking song writing and electrifying performances have established him as one of the most well-known acts in the region.
is a very sincere and inspired artist. His
previous three original CD's have
progressively developed a mix of musical
styles, influenced by what he refers to the
twelve apostoles of rock and roll, such as
John Lennon, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Bruce
Springsteen, Elvis Costello, James Taylor,
Bob Marley, Leonard Cohen, Peter Gabriel,
and Luis Jordan.
revisits his own poetic themes on
environment, the beauty of nature, love,
socio-political issues, spirituality and
rapture, both humorous at times and then
serious; he even writes songs about writing
we are proud to announce the release of his
much anticipated fourth CD, entitled The
Crow Convenion, coming July 1st 2008.
collection of nine songs promises to be his
most powerful work yet, boiling down the
best of his qualities into a beautifully
produced, well-arranged feast for the ears.
The album features Jamie's voice out front
with him playing harmonica, piano, and
acoustic guitar. There is no electric guitar
on this recording, except one slide on The
Cayuga County Crow Convention. It does,
however, have all the instruments of an
orchestra and more - see song descriptions
recorded basic tracks at Electric
Willburland Studios in Ithaca, NY, with the
band members he toured with for over four
years, Chris Walker on acoustic bass, Jeff
Trippoli on sticks, Josh Collins on organ,
with a unique style that they developed on
the road and captured in this session.
Song Descriptions of this CD
But Jamie's music speaks for itself best...