Ash Devine and Friends – Bios

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Ash Devine: Lead singer, lead songwriter/guitarist. Powerfully beautiful, breathy vocals, socially universal song topics, unique finger-picked world music influenced Ukulele, Appalachian/jazz/world fused acoustic guitar style.

 

 

 

Cellist Franklin Keel :  First Chair Cellist of Asheville Symphony, Cellist for “Sirius B”, songwriter and composer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1005674_584806281570769_1887712430_n Bassist F.M Turner: Co-Producer of Ash’s album “Bird Must Fly”, Award Winning Bass Player for “The Floorboards” . F.M is also a recording artist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and composer. Ash and F.M have been playing together for over 15 years and have an amazing connective stage presence.

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Saro Lynch Thomason:  When award winning ballad singer, activist, folklorist and song catcher Saro-Lynch Thomason performs vocal harmonies with Ash Devine, their sound is both haunting and playful.  View Saro’s music here http://sarolyncht.bandcamp.com/ view Saro’s project to preserve appalachian heritage and end mountaintop removal through music here http://www.blairpathways.com .

Saro is also the designer and illustrator of Ash’s website banner, “Music For Folk”, 2014.