Dom Flemons pulls from traditions of old-time folk music to create fresh, new sounds. Part of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, which he co-founded with Rhiannon Giddens and Justin Robinson, Flemons involvement with music began by playing percussion in his high school band.
A multi-instrumentalist, Dom plays banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare drum and quills, in addition to singing.
Listen to “Too Long (I’ve Been Gone)” from the GRAMMY-winner’s newest solo album “Prospect Hill,” out now on the Music Maker label.
Fresh Music Friday is a weekly column designed to widen your musical horizons, and to give you a taste of different artists and musical styles to explore. While some of the artists featured here may not be “new,” they promise to freshen your catalog of music.
Ty Marshal is the Executive Director at the Center for the Arts in Homer, N.Y — one of the Central New York region’s preeminent presenter of the arts and a proponent of community enrichment through world-class entertainment and arts education.