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Grievous Angel

 

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Little Feat, Johnny Cash, and Fred Neil with skill and obvious pleasure. These musicians simply play well together, holding themselves to a high aesthetic standard while drawing from rich, traditional music that is equally at home in the bar, in the concert hall, or on the back porch.

You couldn't ask for much more talent in a southeast Michigan combo. All full-time professional musicians, the members of Grievous Angel have proven themselves in other well-respected local groups as well as with national acts - including Was (Not Was), Wilson Pickett, Indigo Girls, and Earl Klugh - and as music producers (for local recording artists as well as the television show Backstage Pass).

Drummer Ron Pangborn, who looks rather like a calm professor onstage, deserves up-front attention for laying just the right foundation. He doesn't overplay, but he knows where to add a little flair, how to turn it up a notch, and when to let off and leave us breathless. Nolan Mendenhall keeps the rhythm section in the pocket with his careful but never boring bass line.

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