Sometimes Velvet – Sometimes Rust
Jaron Reid Raven^sky born of the prairies on the vast Alberta Canada vista. His First Nation heritage echoing clearly on “Black Crow Cloud” and “Broken Down“. Gifted with beautiful voice, a singer of charm, dignity, and empathy with a deep self felt comprehension of pain and the raunchy side of being. Jaron’s latest double CD, a serious, long time in completion, delivers the true artist he has become.
In 2016 the album started its conception in the cold winter in Calgary, Alberta Canada at the CCM Studio. Three serious renowned American musicians laid the instrumental tracks supporting his music on this epic double CD. Some Nashville very special duds, gave extra highlights via the net. Additional input added by a group of talented Canadians.
An Italian break, an island decision to record the vocals again and mix at the ‘Prairie Sun Studio’ in California of Tom Waits history. More tracks and vocals in” Edmontone Studio”. Some things just take time.
The end of 2017, Matt Wright mixed all 25 songs in ‘Prairie Sun Studio’. Another hiatus arrived. Those years, some settlings downs, some out-times, a bit wiser.
Spring-Summer-Fall 2019…Matt Wright, revisited the mix’s, Ken Lee - Ken Lee Master was hired, brilliantly giving the finale touches in Oakland, California. A stunning 16-page booklet, in the old fashion way, pull Jaron back on the road. Born to it, with his name Jaron meaning “Sing Out”. The pulse of the vocal gift to transport, enhance and heal his audience with his shaman soul whether intimately in a small club, to the larger stage as opening act in Paris Casino, France … this life capability for his music to find it’s way into the secret places of the soul… a utopia "gut "jarring double Roots Album.