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Don Peris


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Mostly instrumental alternative pop/folk guitar-based songs

Status:

Most recent release, The Old Century (2013)

See also:

Don Peris' site

The Ectophile's Guide page for The Innocence Mission

Comparisons:

The Innocence Mission

Covers/own material:

Own, occasional cover

General comments:

Don Peris' solo work is similar to his work with The Innocence Mission and worth checking out, especially for acoustic guitar fans (JoAnn Whetsell)

Recommended first album:

Go When the Morning Shineth

Recordings:


Ten Silver Slide Trombones

Release info:

2001—Umbrella Day Records—UD-CD-01

Availability:

Wide

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Don Peris—electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, organ, drums, banjo, vocals

Comments:

Similar to The Innocence Mission's work. This is a great album. (JoAnn Whetsell)

Go When the Morning Shineth

Release info:

2006—Jemez Mountain—JMD-944

Availability:

Wide

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Don Peris—guitars, bass, cello, drums, keys, vocal

Guest artists:

Karen Peris (The Innocence Mission)—second vocal on "North Atlantic Sand"
Mike Bitts—bass on "Glimmer" and "Darkness Cannot Overcome the Light"
Denison Witmer—second vocal on "Young As You Feel"
Hunter Johnson—drums on "Glimmer"

Comments:

A lovely mostly instrumental album. I keep returning to this one. (JoAnn Whetsell)

Brighter Visions Beam Afar

Release info:

2007—LAMP / Jemez Mountain

Availability:

Wide

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Don Peris

Comments:

Very gentle and relaxing renditions of Christmas songs, but sadly I find it rather boring. (JoAnn Whetsell)


Thanks to JoAnn Whetsell for work on this entry.

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