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A Prairie Home Companion: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan
Oct 10 2015
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Hailing from Austin, Grammy Award winning artist, Sarah Jarosz has made a name for himself as a folk artist. Jarosz is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who plays the banjo, mandolin and guitar. Her music, often laced with progressive bluegrass, has been released by the record label, Sugar Hill Records. Jarosz often tours across the US, and you can catch her live at her next concert, with Sarah Jarosz tickets.
Texas native Sarah Jarosz rose to fame with her 2009 debut album, Song Up in Her Head, whose song Mansinneedof received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Country Instrumental Performance. In 2011, Jarosz released her second studio album, Follow Me Down. In 2013, she released her third album, Build Me Up from Bones, which received Grammy Award nominations in the Best American Roots Song and Best Folk Album categories. Jarosz is regarded as one of the brightest talents in folk and country music, and has gained numerous fans in the US and beyond.
Sarah Jarosz grew up in Wimberley, Texas, and began playing the mandolin at the age of ten. She then went on to play the octave and claw hammer, banjo, as well as the guitar. While a high school senior, she signed onto Sugar Hill Records, releasing her first album in 2009. It was produced by Gary Paczosa and featured guest artists such as Jerry Douglas, Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan and Darrell Scott. Later in 2009, she enrolled at the New England Conservatory of Music and graduated from the prestigious music school in 2013.
While studying at the Conservatory, Jarosz continued her career in music, recording her second album in 2010. It was co–produced with Gary Paczosa and features the likes of Bela Fleck, Stuart Duncan, Jerry Douglas, Shawn Colvin, Viktor Krauss and Dan Tyminski. The album also featured her backing band, which includes Nathaniel Smith and Alex Hargreaves. Her second album was released to much fanfare and was praised critics, one of who claimed that it 'will surely be a long and productive musical journey' for the artist.
In 2011, Jarosz performed live in Scotland, at the Transatlantic Sessions hosted by Jerry Douglas. At this concert she performed Bob Dylan's Ring Them Bells and her effort was very well received.
Dubbed by the Austin Chronicle as 'a songwriter of uncommon wisdom', Jarosz has been featured prominently in the media. She has given full–length interviews to major magazines like Rolling Stone magazine and NPR. Both publications described her as a contemporary bluegrass prodigy.
The New York Times has also covered Jarosz and her music, stating that she is 'widely regarded as one of acoustic music's most promising young talents' and calling her a 'mandolin and banjo prodigy'. The newspaper goes on to praise her music, saying that she has 'taste and poise to strike that rare balance of commercial and critical success'.
Her third album, 2013's Build Me Up from Bones has already been praised by Stereo Subversion as an 'organic masterwork' that 'enchants the listener'. WNYC Soundcheck has called it 'her boldest work yet'.
Jarosz's first album peaked at number one on the Top Bluegrass Albums chart and third on the Top Heatseekers chart. Her second album reached second on the Top Bluegrass Albums chart and fourth on the Folk Albums chart. Her third album ranked sixth on the Folk Albums chart. Jarosz has also released two popular singles and four music videos. You can watch her live in concert with Sarah Jarosz tickets.