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Terry Winchell

Terry’s songwriting and music opens vistas that draw from her personal life experience and reach out to the universal.

Blue Flower” is a musical mélange that combines elements of folk, blues, country rock, and at times ethereal . All songs are based on true events in Terry's life , it's a deeply personal and honest album. It came out of a reflective challenging time of personal loss and the recent recession. Her voice and the music bring the listener close to those experiences. Terry’s soaring and expressive voice along with distinct and beautifully balanced instrumentation captures unique experiences and provocative reflections that we rediscover in ourselves as we listen.

Accompanying Terry on this album are NY sidemen, with whom she has recorded and played live with for many years, as well as musicians from Nashville TN and Austin TX.
Each has a heartfelt and supportive understanding of Terry's music, creating a natural chemistry. This is Terry's third self produced album of original songs . She sings (lead and background vocals, along with playing acoustic and electric rhythm guitars).
Guitarist, engineer and co -producer Mark McCarron plays multiple instruments on the album, including (lead guitar, dobro, lap steel, baritone, nylon, mandolin, and arch top). "Blue Flower" also features Tim Lauer (piano, accordion and organ), Suzanne Mueller (cello), Paul Page (bass), Russ Meissner (drums, percussion), Phil Cimino (drums), and Elizabeth Lee (background vocals).

Terry Winchell grew up on he East End of Long Island, NY, surrounded by farmland and the ocean. From the beginning, her love of nature and her experience as a traveling balladeer have infused her music. Terry developed an eclectic style, early on and many influences still run through her music today. Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Otis Redding, Bonnie Raitt, Graham Parsons, Gordon Lightfoot, to name a few contributed to her growth as an artist.

Terry brings the richness of her life experience to the recording studio, air waves and stage, she has performed at large and intimate venues, both as a headliner and opening act in the USA and abroad. She has opened for John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Hot Tuna, Pete Seeger, Doc Watson, Chip Taylor and many other artists.

On the heels of finishing her latest release, “Blue Flower,” Terry moved to the Southwest.


"Blue Flower" 2016 CD.
Terry is widely heard on hundreds of radio stations in Canada, Australia, Europe and the U.S. Terry's 2016 new album "Blue Flower" is currently being played on 1700 Americana , AAA and Country radio stations across the USA and abroad. Her single "That Good Feeling" on "Blue Flower" was also released on the Acoustic Rainbow Roots Vol 46 sampler. With it's catchy groove and Terry's sumptuous voice, it takes us on a journey under the stars through the freedom of the open road. Terry's wanderlust guides the way, and melodic guitar hooks ring out, stirring the free spirit in all of us .
Terry's single ( When I Know ) I'm Not The Only One " is a favorite and climbing the Independent Country Radio (week 24 at #19 on the top 40)
"(When I Know)" shares a deep realization about how we are all connected, especially—and paradoxically—when we feel completely alone.
"Blue Flower" is #29 on the album charts according to Roots Music Report as of 12/16.

"Vice Versa"2007 CD release: Self-produced and recorded in Great Neck Studios, Long Island, NY, and mixed and mastered in Dubway Studios, NYC, the CD is a reflective, mostly acoustic recording of country songs performed with guitarist and mandolin player Mark McCarron, cellist Suzanne Mueller, bass guitarist Paul Page, and drummer Phil Cimino.

"Under the Veil of Wilderness" 1999 CD release: Co-produced in Nashville with producer/songwriter Clay Mills (Roy Orbison Publishing), the CD is an eclectic collection of her original songs in the folk/rock/country genre backed by major studio musicians, including Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan,Dar Williams) and George Marrinelli (Bonnie Raitt, Bruse Hornsby), Larry Chaney (Edwin McCain).

Anthologized songs:
2016 "That Good Feeling" on "Blue Flower" was also released on the Acoustic Rainbow Roots Vol 46 sampler.
"The Pesticide Song," 2005, (featured on Vice Versa), chosen for the album compilation "Songs for a Better Planet"
produced on the Canadian record label "Songs for a Better World."
"When The Sun Goes Down," 2008, Vol. 31 Acoustic Rainbow Sampler, Poet Man Records
"Chuck" 2010 on Jamb Kitchen Records Austin TX , compilation "Gotta Red Dawg" CD releas

Terry's albums reflect her dynamism as a writer, composer and musician. Her live performances are no less compelling. Always playing original music, she has performed across the U.S. and internationally either as a headliner or opening act.

"Art For Justice" Rubin Museum NYC
NXNE Music & Film Festival, Canada
Symphony Space Theater NYC
Go Girls Festival, Austin, TX
folk Alliance Memphis, TN
Matt McGinn 75th Birthday Tribute, with, Pete Seeger and Caprcaille, Symphony Space, NYC
Spirit Aid Festival, Scotland
Celtic Connections Festival, Scotland
MEANY Festival, NYC
Block Island Music Festival, RI
Blue Bird Nashville TN
12th & Porter Nashville TN
Huntington Arts & Music Festival, Huntington, NY
Women’s Voices Festival, John Drew Theater, Easthampton, NY
Eisenhower Park Amphitheater, Farmingdale, NY
Vail Levitt Theater, Riverhead, NY
Old Westbury Gardens Summer Concert Series, Westbury, NY
Islip Arts Council Concert Series, Islip, NY
Stephen Talkhouse NY
John Drew Theater /Guild Hall NY
Garlic Festival, Riverhead, NY
Folk Alliance Memphis TN
BayStreet Theater Sag Harbor NY

2007 "Vice Versa" is a top-requested favorite on Americana, Country and Folk radio stations throughout the U.S.

“The Pesticide Song” from Vice Versa was chosen for the Songs for a Better Planet anthology, which is played around the world, and was featured in a Canadian radio documentary entitled “A Primer on Pesticide Propaganda,” produced by Radio CJLY in British Columbia.

Her recent song, "When the Sun Goes Down" (Poetman Records/ Acoustic Rainbow Vol. 31), earned a top-ten spot for most-requested song on 1,300 radio stations in the U.S., Europe, Australia, Canada and Japan.

Terry’s talents have enhanced films and theater productions as well, both artistically and through powerful social commentary, ranging from breast-cancer awareness to the plight of the uninsured. Among other cause-supporting efforts, Terry has headlined and coordinated the musical portion of the annual Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA) festival on Long Island.

"Uninsured and on the Edge," 2006 film documentary on America’s healthcare crisis: Terry was the project’s co-producer and musical composer and performer.

"East End Women for Obama," film, 2008: Terry wrote and performed the music in the film, which aired on CNN and was chosen from 150 submissions for the recent Hamptons Film Festival, Easthampton, NY.

"Diamond Tireas," BBC radio documentary about piano virtuoso Nicky Hopkins: Terry was the USA production coordinator.

"Channeling Angela Everybody," theater production about the ravages of breast cancer, John Drew Theater, East Hampton, NY. Terry composed the music, which she conducted and performed live.

"Gotta A Red Dawg" 2010 Double CD
Terry's track: "CHUCK"
Thirty fantastic songs about dogs by killer musicians from all over !
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