Nashville, TN -- The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, a collaborative project of master musicians Danny Stanley, JC Rowland, Tom Langdon, Greg Penny and Randy Smith have announced a scheduled release of their latest project, Carolina Memories, on Pinecastle Records, June 10, 2014. "We are thrilled to have Carolina Memories hit #4 on Airplay Direct, the first week of release," said Producer, Lorraine Jordan. "Danny Stanley, J.C. Rowland and Tom Langdon personify vocal harmony and when you couple that with the addition of Randy Smith, a superb banjo player and Greg Penny, an acoustic bass player with great timing and tone; this band has what it takes to be on a national level. I am excited for bluegrass fans to have an opportunity to experience old style bluegrass in a fresh, new way."
Hailing from the Carolinas, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, a collaborative project of master musicians Danny Stanley, JC Rowland, Tom Langdon, Greg Penny and Randy Smith have announced a scheduled release of their latest project, Carolina Memories, on Pinecastle Records, June 10, 2014.
“We are delighted to have “the Gents” as part of the Pinecastle Family,” said Ethan Burkhart, President of Pinecastle Records. “We think their close harmonies and Waller/Duffey influenced vocals provide a sound that is in keeping with the traditions of The Classic Country Gentlemen and Seldom Scene and are a prefect compliment to the music in our catalog.”
"This is such exciting news for us," said lead vocalist, Danny Stanley. "We are thrilled to join Pinecastle Records and share some of our favorite music with our fans. “Thanks so much to all of our fans, our producer, Lorraine Jordan, and our publicity team at Make Welcome Entertainment. All of these people are helping our music reach more people, which is the dream of all performers.”
Stanley, who is also known for his extraordinary vocal impersonations occasionally, brings “Hobo Joe” to the stage ensuring an exceptional show for live audiences. This fan favorite character from "down by the tracks," makes his appearance by terrifying the Gents and entertaining the audience with his imitations of Willie, Hank, Lester, and many other great vocalists.
The Gentlemen of Bluegrass is comprised of Danny Stanley (lead vocals/guitar), JC Rowland (tenor vocals/mandolin), Tom Langdon (resonator guitar/baritone vocals), Greg Penny (bassist/vocals), and Randy Smith (banjo/vocals).