Susan Werner is dynamite on stage, effortlessly injecting any song with an irresistible energy borne from her sassy wit and classic Midwestern charm. Pulling from a repertoire that falls somewhere between folk, jazz and pop, Werner has enjoyed a multifaceted music career, boasting a well-earned reputation as a fixture on the folk scene and collection of original works that feel both familiar and wholly original. With a personable yet refined demeanor, Werner delivers her insightful, thought-provoking lyrics over a fusion of rustic American folk, blues and country rhythms.
About the Author - Richard Chase collected The Jack Tales in the mountain country of North Carolina, where they have been handed down for generations. Everyone knows the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. This book contains eighteen stories about Jack, many of them still completely new to the average reader. And what adventures Jack has! Noted American folklorist Richard Chase (1904–1988) has been called the man “most responsible for the renaissance of Appalachian storytelling.” A collector of tales that had been handed down from generation to generation in the Appalachian regions of the United States, Chase was born in Alabama and lived in the mountains of North Carolina.