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Grammy award and multiple IBMA winner, Tim O’Brien, performs music from his recent album Chameleon. Recorded at The Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, TN.
For most artists, winning a Grammy and two IBMA awards within a single year would serve as a stimulus to tour more often, maybe get a bigger band - and, of course, get back into the studio as quickly as possible to capitalize on the honors. But Tim O'Brien's never been one to follow a typical agenda, and with the push of road weariness and the pull of family life, he’d already decided it was time to recharge. So the winner of 2006’s Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy (for Fiddler’s Green, one of two albums he released simultaneously in the fall of 2005) and the IBMA’s Male Vocalist and Song of the Year awards dialed back his road dates, took time to write, and wound up recording a set of original songs with nothing more than a few of his favorite instruments and his own voice on his recent album Chameleon. As a songwriter, O’Brien has a gift for finding the profound hiding within the mundane, and bringing it out in a way that is both casually conversational and deeply felt.
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