"Rhapsody in Bluegrass" Premieres on Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy

“Rhapsody in Blue” was the classical-pop crossover of its day, so it’s fitting that George Gershwin’s 1924 composition served as the starting point for the new album “American Rhapsody” by the Annie Moses Band. The six-piece sibling group premieres a video for “Rhapsody in Bluegrass,” their version of Gershwin’s tune, today on Speakeasy.

The Nashville sextet substitutes viola for the sinewy clarinet that opens the original piece, and they inject an element of chugging pop into the arrangement that Ferde Grofé orchestrated for bandleader Paul Whiteman, who commissioned Gershwin to write “Rhapsody in Blue.” The camera pans around the Wolaver siblings (they named the group for their grandmother, Annie Moses) as they perform in formal wear on a columned stage, looking as rapturous as the title implies.
— Eric R Danton, Wall Street Journal

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"Psalm of Life" Premieres on Utne Reader

The Annie Moses Band have made a name for themselves as pioneers of contemporary classical music rooted in…americana influences. Today they are sharing their video for “Psalm of Life”, a song whose gorgeous arrangement puts both the band’s technical skill and musical versatility to the test.
— Utne Reader

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"Summertime" Premieres on Southern Living

When I was a little girl I loved to hear my mother sing it, so reinterpreting the song as the Annie Moses Band was something I had always wanted to do. The sultry sounds of our jazzy strings and vocals make the song sizzle like a long hot summer.
— Annie

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