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Bernice Lewis & Janet Feld

Bernice Lewis & Janet Feld

  • Folk
  • Guitar
  • Singer/Songwriter

Bernice Lewis

  • Folk
  • Singer/Songwriter

With almost four decades of performing festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, colleges, and house concerts, along with a half dozen acclaimed CDs, Bernice Lewis has built a solid national fan base. She is also a published poet, a producer, and an educator extraordinaire.

Lewis — who studied vocal improvisation with Bobby McFerrin, guitar technique with Alex DeGrassi and Guy van Duser, and songwriting with Rosanne Cash and Cris Williamson — has been a featured performer on NPR’s Mountain Stage program, as well as at the Kennedy Center. In 2008, she was awarded an Artist in Residence position by the National Park Service. In 1987, she was a finalist in the prestigious New Folk Songwriting Contest at the Kerrville (Texas) Folk Festival, where she continues to be a main stage favorite. Her ballad, “Bridges That Hold,” was included in Peter, Paul and Mary’s Lifelines video (PBS). She was featured in Yoga Journal for her work with sound and yoga, and has shared the stage with many renowned artists, including Dar Williams, Dixie Chicks, Patty Griffin, Pete Seeger, Ellis Paul, Rory Block, Livingston Taylor, Odetta, Christine Lavin, Marty Sexton, Patty Larkin, Catie Curtis, Mary Gauthier… it’s a long list. She has a forty-year old daily yoga practice, loves good coffee, and her religion is the Grand Canyon.

Janet Feld

  • Folk
  • Guitar
  • Singer/Songwriter

Janet Feld is the Founder and Chief Music Officer at Janet’s Planet: Music Lessons For Humanoids, Inc., offering lessons and classes to people of all ages.  Her goal is to help people experience the fact that you don’t have to be from the “special talented planet” in order to play music.

Janet is also a performing songwriter appearing at folk festivals and coffeehouses nationally and internationally since the mid 80s. Her latest release is Messy Beauty.  Check out her next show at Club Passim with her bestie, Esther Friedman on November 30th.

Check out her work at www.janetsplanetmusic.com

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