Harvey Reid and Joyce Andersen
Harvey Reid and Joyce Andersen – Like every great musical marriage, their performances are so much more than the sum of the parts. Their talents are awe-inspiring and eclectic, a showcase for his world-class guitar arrangements and for her wonderful vocals and fiery fiddle. Brace yourselves. You’re in for the full-throttle thrills and heart-pounding happiness that comes when the finest of musical talents grace our stage and workshops.
Harvey is a National Fingerpicking Guitar Champion, an International Autoharp Champion, winner of Bill Monroe’s Beanblossom Bluegrass Guitar Contest, a renowned author and recording artist, a versatile and engaging singer, powerful lyricist, prolific composer, arranger and songwriter, a captivating entertainer and a multi-instrumental powerhouse. He is an acknowledged expert and early proponent of the partial capo.
Joyce’s fiddle styles, grounded in her classical training, are a powerful mix of bluegrass, jazz and Celtic. Her solo performances are fearless and groundbreaking – a mix of looped electronic fiddle, lush vocals, and take-no-prisoners talent. She’s a 20-year road warrior with a number of solo albums to her credit.
Fasten your seatbelt and get ready. Harvey and Joyce are the real deals.