Hanneke Cassel

Song Premiere: Hanneke Cassel “Raise Your Glass”

Listen & Watch Song Premieres

Americana Highways is hosting this premiere of Hanneke Cassel’s song “Raise Your Glass” from her forthcoming album Infinite Brightness, due to be released on April 14.  The album was produced by Hanneke Cassel and Keith Murphy; recorded by David Sinko at Guilford Sound; mixed by David Sinko; and mastered by David Glasser.

“Raise Your Glass” is Hanneke Cassel on fiddle; Tristan Clarridge on cello; Jenna Moynihan on 5-string fiddle; and Keith Murphy on guitar.  A fiddle can really be so delightful as it evokes moors and meadows on mountainsides in resounding rhythms too.  This is an instrumental that’s every bit as talented, bright, and celebratory as you can imagine — a tribute with fiddle front and center to honor a fiddle master.

This set of tunes is a tribute to Graham Dezarn — a brilliant fiddler and a friend who I played with in the fiddle band Childsplay for many years. He passed away last summer and I wrote these tunes for him — the A part of the reel (DFC) comes from a riff I originally composed as part of an arrangement for a song in Childsplay. I was helped with the names of tunes by members of Childsplay and Graham’s dad, fiddler Joe Dezarn. Graham was a beloved member of our community and has left a huge hole in our hearts. — Hanneke Cassel

You can order the music here:  https://www.hannekecassel.com/shop/infinite-brightness

or here: https://hannekecassel.bandcamp.com/album/infinite-brightness

And stream it here:  https://show.co/LiTbn7j

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