Julian Rundlett & Gail Finnie Rundlett
Julian Rundlett is a 25 year-old singer songwriter born and raised in Waltham, Massachusetts. Julian has been musical since he was in diapers, with many of his early music teachers describing him as the most rhythmic toddler they’ve ever seen!
He has been singing since birth and began playing fiddle in fourth grade. In the seventh grade he began playing with a band consisting of a few classmates including drummer and good friend, Deland Senatus who he still performs with to this day. This is when he found his true passion in piano. He has taught himself piano from the ground up and over the years since seventh grade has crossed over to many different genres of music.
Julian describes his music as a stylish mix of jazz, rock, pop. R&B, funk, and gospel. Julian is currently Music Ministry Director with Deland Senatus at Christ Temple of Personal Experience in Roxbury, Mass. He also performs with his mother Gail Finnie at various coffee houses and venues in the folk community including Club Passim in Cambridge, MA and The Linden Tree coffee house in Wakefield, MA. Audiences often comment on Julian’s exuberant stage presence and say it is obvious that music is where his heart and soul is. Julian has been playing professionally for over seven years. He is self-taught on piano, sings and plays violin as well as guitar, drums.
Gail Finnie Rundlett
Gail Finnie Rundlett is a singer-songwriter, drawing some of her repertoire from American traditional music. She plays guitar, ukulele and is considered to be one of the primary innovators on the Appalachian dulcimer in New England. Her career in the Boston folk scene spans thirty-five years, with four solo albums, and two with her former a cappella group Taproot. She’s a dynamic singer whose optimistic spirit is infectious, and her love for performing delights anyone who hears her.