Tartu Jämm

by Dalton Roots Wilson

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In March 2006, James Dalton reached out to a guy that he found on the internet, an Estonian blues musician that looked roughly close his age. James was in Scandinavia looking to play some shows in the Baltics, and Andres Roots helped out. Now, 13 years later on another trip to Europe, James and Andres finally got to share the stage again. This show, in Tartu, was packed with energetic fans and friends. Andres opened with his very cool, solo instrumental set followed by a set of new and old songs for, James. Then, with the help of Les Wilson on percussion, a trio closed out the night. Rough around the edges, here are those tunes...
James Dalton-vocals/harmonica/acoustic guitar
Andres Roots-electric guitar
Les Wilson-percussion


released November 1, 2019

Recorded by Jeremy Macachor at Sügisjazz Festival at Genialistide Klubi in Tartu, Estonia on September 19th, 2019. Mastered by Asko-Romé Altsoo at White Room in Tartu, Estonia. Photo by James Dalton. Cover design from Judd Mashaw
Special thanks to the people at Jazzkaar, Colin Thompson, Chill Smith, Mike Pearl
Songwriting credits are listed in each individual track.


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James Dalton is a performer and a storyteller, a musician and a giver. He's huffed it around, reaching audiences the hard way:one person at a time, on stages and subway platforms, in living rooms and radio studios. Stomping his feet, hootin and hollerin, banging on guitars, and making mandolins weep. Sharing secrets and laughs, mixing breathtaking vocals with exciting harmonica playing ... more

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