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Sarah Jarosz with Mumford & Sons

Sarah Jarosz with Mumford & Sons

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Description of Sarah Jarosz's Music:

Contemporary folk, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, Americana

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Sarah Jarosz's roots are clearly firmly planted in traditional folk and roots music, and her career began playing bluegrass music. Fans of bluegrass-rooted artists like Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers, Crooked Still, and Alison Krauss may appreciate Sarah's music. She may also be of interest to more contemporary songwriters like Ani DiFranco and Shawn Colvin.

Recommended CDs by Sarah Jarosz:

Song Up In Her Head (Sugar Hill, 2009) compare prices | read review

Follow Me Down (Sugar Hill, 2011) compare prices

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Sarah Jarosz Biography:

Sarah Jarosz was born in 1981 in Wimberley, TX. She grew up making music and, as a teenager, moved to Boston to attend the New England Conservatory to, according to her official bio, "study contemporary improvisation on a NEC Presidential Merit scholarship." There, she studies various aspects of traditional American and world music, and has expanded her horizons from playing country and bluegrass to experimenting with modern rock and Jewish folk music.

All before her 20th birthday, she was nominated for a Grammy Award, an Americana Music Award, and won three Austin Music Awards. Her second studio album, Follow Me Down released in may 2011 to numerous positive reviews and included guest spots from the Punch Brothers, Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Shawn Colvin, Vince Gill, and numerous other of Nashville's finest musicians.

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