Jim Horn in the studio

The legendary Jim Horn (pictured with producer Andreas Werner) was at Creative Workshop today to play his saxophone on a couple tracks for Mark Narmore’s upcoming album. Jim is one of the most recorded musicians in the world!

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Music panels in Florence AL - March 9

On March 9, the Florence/Lauderdale tourism visitor center will host three music panels featuring young local musicians (11:00 AM), legendary musicians Lenny LeBlanc & Pete Carr (2:00 PM) and a reunion of the band Iguana Party (3:30 PM). Andreas Werner of Crazy Chester Records will moderate the panels.

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Harvey Thompson Album Release Show - March 3

Join us at the NuttHouse for the Harvey Thompson Trio's CD release show on Sunday, March 3, where the band reocorded their new album Muscle Shoals Jazz. The band will perform a full show. Everyone who purchases a ticket to the show will be given a copy of the new CD at the show. Tickets are available at Mefford Jewelers, Thompson Music or ONLINE HERE.

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Black History Month Music Panels - February 16

Florence/Lauderdale Tourism and the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area will host a series of music panels as part of Black History Month featuring panelists Harvey Thompson, Mickey Buckins, David Hood, Harvey Thompson Jr., Jerry Masters, Will McFarlane, Howell Sledge and David Johnson. Andreas Werner will moderate the panels.

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Mark Narmore Album Final Sessions

Sessions for Mark Narmore’s upcoming album are wrapping up at the NuttHouse and Creative Workshop with Harvey Thompson, Donnie Fritts, Spooner Oldham, Mickey Buckins and the Muscle Shoals Horns. Mixing will start later this month for a summer release.

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Mark Narmore Album Update

Work on Mark Narmore’s upcoming album is in its finishing stages. Jimmy Hall recorded his contributions yesterday, tomorrow we’ll have Donnie Fritts, Spooner Oldham and Harvey Thompson in the studio to add their soulful touch and on Thursday, the Muscle Shoals Horns will put the icing on the cake.

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Donnie Fritts Valentine's Day Show

Funky Donnie Fritts will return to Champy's in Muscle Shoals for his annual Valentine's Day show (starts at 7PM). Donnie will perform many of his most loved songs in a duo setting with Andreas Werner.

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Happy New Year!

2019 is already shaping up to be a great year! The Harvey Thompson Trio’s Muscle Shoals Jazz album will be our first release of the year with new albums by Mark Narmore and Charlie Taylor following suit. There are a few more projects in the pipeline that we’ll announce soon and the Crazy Chester Radio Hour is resuming its weekly schedule.

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