Melissa Greener Reappears At Uncle Calvin's Coffeehouse

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Uncle Calvin's Coffeehouse is in its 35th year of bringing Dallas area residents some of the finest in folk music from around the world. Gourmet Coffee and desserts are available... listening environment!
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Nashville based singer songwriter Melissa Greener has that distinct equine quality of being able to magnify and reflect your senses back at you, forcing you to confront, and surrender to them. A seeker through song, she fixes her gaze inward only to discover the universality in us all; dancing the blurred line between the defects and the divine. Whether fronting her all girl folk-rock power-trio, duo, or solo-electric, she is at once magnetic, delicate, fierce and tender. Her voice lulls and soothes all the while soaring over the cinematic effects of a sometimes raucous electric hollow-body guitar. At the root of Greener's expansive sound are her songs which summon their truth from mountain ranges, holy places, deserts, oceans and forests, or the lonely stretch of blacktop from Old Route 66, to the Golden Gate, to the Tappan Zee. Musically, Greener's influences are as vast as the high desert plains before there were borders, before the west was won. - "Greener paints superb portraits of the human condition" - Maverick Music Magazine
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So, James Michael Taylor has been around a few blocks in his life, and his prolific writing of anything from poetry to prose to screenplays shows it ... not to mention a long acting career and into the lucrative life of a singer songwriter (oxymoron alert :) ). James is considered by most of his peers as an exceptional song writer, with an ear and eye for describing ordinary scenes in the most extraordinary ways. As Ken Gaines states: "JMT is Steinbeck in song form..."
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