Featuring: Drew Emmitt: Guitar, mandolin, vocals / Chris Pandolfi (Infamous String Dusters): Banjo / Tyler Grant: Acoustic Guitar / Jeff Sipe (Apt. Q258): Drums / Steven Sandifer: Percussion / Eric Thorin: Bass.
With special guests: Billy Nershi (String Cheese Incident), Tim O'Brien, Darrell Scott, John Cowan, Stuart Duncan, Alison Brown, Andy Hall (Infamous String Dusters), Ronny McCoury, Reese Wynans (Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble).
Drew Emmitt, the dynamic lead singer and mandolin player from jamband Leftover Salmon, releases his third solo album, Long Road. Some of the hottest bluegrass, newgrass and jamband musicians around were recruited for the recording of Long Road. Each of the album's tracks is full of energy, great singing, fiery playing and infectious melodies. Long Road features eight original songs and three notable covers (Supertramp's "A Long Way Home", Marshall Tucker Band's "Take The Highway" and Van Morrison's "Gypsy In My Soul") and was produced by Compass Records co-founder and bassist Garry West.
"Drew Emmitt's original songs are likely to become Bluegrass standards." - Dirty Linen
"Emmitt' s power and range as a vocalist, his speed and precision as a picker, his tasteful songwriting and song selection shine..." - An Honest Tune