Jim Gains Produced Record
Source: Blind Pig Records www.blindpigrecords.com "Sena Ehrhardt is unquestionably one of the freshest and most dynamic emerging young voices on the blues scene today. Once the lights come on, her commanding stage presence and gritty, soulfully emotional vocal prowess capture the audience, belying her youthful demure appearance. The buzz about Sena is poised to go nationwide as word is getting out about her incendiary performances at clubs and festivals across the Midwest and beyond, as well as the uniformly enthusiastic response to her brilliant Blind Pig debut recording, Leave The Light On- voted 2012's Blues Blast Magazine's "Best New Artist Debut Release" award winner. Additionally, Sena was a nominee for the Blues Foundation's 2012 "Best New Artist Debut" Blues Music Award, Blues 411's award for "Best New Artist Debut Recording" and the 2012 "Sean Costello Rising Star Award" by Blues Blast Magazine. For her second recording, Sena has teamed up with one of the foremost producers in the worlds of rock and blues (Santana, Luther Allison, Stevie Ray Vaughan, etc.), multi-Grammy Award winner Jim Gaines. The result of their collaboration is a groove-rich exploration of the blues in all its moods. All In truly delivers on the promise of Leave The Light On and places Ehrhardt among the very best and most versatile of current blues vocalists. Sena's co-written most of the material here with her father and guitar player, Ed Ehrhardt. The originals segue smoothly from rockers like "Buried Alive" and "Man Up" through the funky groove of "All In" to the brooding "Storm's Coming" and finally to the album's coda, a surpassingly beautiful ballad called "Dreamin' or Dyin'" Interspersed are some well chosen covers including a tour de force rendering of Solomon Burke's "Cry To Me" and the blues classic, "Cold Cold Feeling". Throughout, Sena's performances are fresh and incisive, delivered in a style that moves effortlessly from sultry to declarative to passionately forceful. Of special note is the subtle interplay of her vocal phrasing with her father's bold, empathetic lead guitar. All In marks Sena's ascendance to blues elite status and will certainly be one of the most acclaimed blues releases of the year"
Date Recorded: 10/14/2013
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