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OUR BETTER ANGELS
Our Better Angels is Jesse's latest album featuring tracks such as "I Am an Immigrant", "Respect Your Mother" and the acclaimed re-imagining of "America the Beautiful" with Claire Lynch and Lea Gilmore.
The album title hearkens to Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address, as he desperately sought healing for a broken nation. Most of these songs came into being during four of the bleakest years of our collective lifetimes.
Healing from such trauma comes in many forms from outrageous humor of “Three Guys Standing on Third” to the paean to hope in the depths of darkness, “Can’t Stop the Rain.”
“Last One Standing” celebrates the resilience of the 94-year-old family matriarch, still dragging her oxygen tank every week to the church choir. “One Candle” foresees Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman’s stirring words, “There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it/If only we’re brave enough to be it.”
CAN'T STOP THE RAIN
Written during a dark period of our country's history, this is Jesse's triumphant paean to hope.
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL: 2020
Award winning Bluegrass vocalist Claire Lynch and award-winning Blues/Gospel vocalist Lea Gilmore perform a stunningly soul-filled duet of my updated "America the Beautiful: 2020".
Over 65,000 views on YouTube!