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Cahalen Morrison & Eli West: 
James Is Out

With a handful of acoustic instruments and the clear harmonies of bluegrass song, Cahalen and Eli have created an entirely new strain of roots music. Their sound crosses the warmth of Cahalen’s clawhammer banjo with the blistering runs of Eli’s bluegrass guitar and percussive mandolin, and adds high lonesome harmonies that would fit into any evening at the Opry. Together, they’ve taken time-tested musical traditions and bent them into new shapes to fit a new world.