Rick Holmstrom - Cruel Sunrise (CD)
Cruel Sunrise is a musical high-water mark Rick Holmstrom. He shows a maturity and confidence in his vocals, playing and songwriting making this his finest and most complete solo recording to date. Rick has recorded six solo albums and his last one was 2007's Late In The Night also on M.C. Records.
Over the last five + years Rick has been touring and recording with the legendary vocalist Mavis Staples. He received a Grammy in 2010 for his work on Mavis' "You Are Not Alone," produced by Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco). Rick continues to be the bandleader for Mavis Staples and will accompany her on a Summer Coast-to-Coast Tour with Bonnie Raitt.