In this episode
Annie Moses Band
Annie Moses Band kicks off our show!
The Salute to America begins with two signature Annie Moses Band songs, "In the New World" and their iconic "Rhapsody in Bluegrass!"
James Da Silva and Da Band
James DaSilva is a jazz artist, composer and consummate musician. He has performed with the top jazz artists of our time and his first album is due out in the fall of 2020. For the Annie Moses Show and family, he is more than just a great player, he is the husband of Annie Moses Band harpist, Camille Da Silva, and a faculty member at the Conservatory of Annie Moses.
White Washing the Fence: Tom Sawyer
Featuring: William Burr, Braxten Baker, David Dupre, William Lockwood and Gabriel Bentley. These young men are part of the young broadway performers at the Conservatory of Annie Moses. "White Washing the Fence" is from a brand new musical adaptation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and is written by our award-winning writing team - Robin and Bill Wolaver.
Up and Comer: Reese Milford brings her bluesy sound to the Blind Willie Johnson song "Nobodies Fault But Mine."
Rooted In Grace: The Burr Family
Family Band Segment: The sisters and brother of the Burr family - Annaliese, Sophia, Madeleine and William - bring their bluegrass blend to gospel favorites!
Rooted in Grace is comprised of the Burr family from Franklin, TN. Madeleine, Sophia, William and their baby sister Annaliese are singers multi-instrumentalists who study as a part of the community at the Conservatory of Annie Moses. They are a homeschool family with a love of literature, poetry, philosophy and beauty.
Matthew and Gracie Murias
Virtuous Virtuosos: Pick It Apart
Talented brother and sister duo Matthew and Gracie Murias rip up this fast and furious instrumental "Pick It Apart!"
Guest Artist: Don Derby performs his original song "Old School Cowboy" and the "Yodeling Song." Fiddle back up by Sarah Merritt.
Don is an International Yodeling Champion and Nashville singer songwriter. His music pulls from his hometown raising in the midwest and recalls a time when family and faith were part of the fabric of America. In addition to his own music making Don loves making music with young daughter, Ella, a violin virtuoso. He and his wife Lauren live in Nashville.
Annie Moses Show Finale
Finale: The Patriot Medley
The Annie Moses Band, special guest Sydney Wolaver and Conservatory Chamber Ensemble conclude our Salute to America with a medley of two of our nations most inspiring anthems - "America the Beautiful" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic" in the "Patriot Medley."