At the crossroads of folk, jazz, roots and blues stands Rachel Taylor-Beales, guitar slung around back, banjo to one side, soprano sax case at her feet, fingers tapping out melodies on an imagined upright piano. Rachel maps out these music traditions on a mesmerizing journey through the dust and the gold of human condition. Her song-line narratives are a blend of quirky melody and sublime harmony driven with a crystalline voice. These songs are long-term travelling companions who settle themselves deep into the passenger seat and will keep you engaged for endless miles producing as many tears as they do smiles.

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