Elaine Dempsey & friends

Elaine Dempsey – guitar and vocals
Ann Jefferson – keyboard & vocals
Delores Talley – vocals
Lauretta Williams – vocals
Michael Cobbina – djembe

This group incorporates music in the acoustic traditions with gospel music sensibilities. Elaine is joined by members of the St. Andrew Presbyterian Choir of Marin City, CA; in the presentation of original songs as well as songs of others that inspire and continue to create change in the world around. Elaine is a member of the nationally touring acoustic trio “Big Wide Grin”. Ann Jefferson has performed with Big Wide Grin, Linda Tillery & Lighthouse Singers of Marin. Ann is a Bay Area treasure in the world arrangements, composition and teaching of of music in the gospel and spiritual tradition. Lauretta Williams and Delores Talley bring rich vocals that elevate the message of the song to another level. Michael Cobbina is the newest member of this group (previously known as the St. Andrew Sisters). His percussive magic brings the heartbeat into the song.

http://www.bigwidegrin.com

 

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