Terrance Simien: Across The Parish Line
Brilliant Zydeco pioneer who hails from Louisiana, Terrance Simien is one of the most sought after artists of American Roots/Indigenous music in the world. Constantly touring and highly respected artist who blends seamlessly indigenous zydeco music with other genres creating a unique fusion. Across The Parish Line is a multicultural mixture of zydeco, funk, soul, reggae, rock and world music. Featured guest musicians include Paul Simon, Marcia Ball, Garth Hudson and
Rick Danko from The Band and many more. A combination of original music and traditional and classic tracks by an inspired and extraordinary vocalist who is keeping Louisiana roots music alive.
Garth and Rick guests on Simien's cover of "Twilight." The track was recorded in a studio in New Orleans in late December 1998, when The Band played at Levon Helm' All-American Cafe around New Years Eve. The lineup on the recording was: Terrances' Band - Garth - Rick (vocals) - Mike Dunn - Professor "Louie". The tapes were later brought back to LRS Studios in Woodstock/Hurley for Rick & Garth to finish the recordings.
Australian release in July 2006, US release in September 2006. In 2001, Terrance Simien honoured Rick Danko on his Tribute Sessions album.
Terrance Simien - Across The Parish Line - 2006 - AIM Records 5014