CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS

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In early 2012, Grammy award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops released their studio album Leaving Eden (Nonesuch Records) produced by Buddy Miller. The traditional African-American string band's album was recorded in Nashville and featured founding members Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons, along with multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins and cellist Leyla McCalla, already a familiar presence at the group's live shows. With Flemons and McCalla now concentrating on solo work, the group's 2014 lineup will feature two more virtuosic players alongside Giddens and Jenkins - cellist Malcolm Parson and multi-instrumentalist Rowan Corbett -- illustrating the expansive, continually exploratory nature of the Chocolate Drops' music. Expect a new disc from this quartet in 2015.

The Chocolate Drops got their start in 2005 with Giddens, Flemons and fiddle player Justin Robinson, who amicably left the group in 2011. The Durham, North Carolina-based trio would travel every Thursday night to the home of old-time fiddler and songster Joe
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Genuine Negro JigGenuine Negro Jig
Nonesuch 2010
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Leaving EdenLeaving Eden
Nonesuch 2012
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Coming to TermsComing to Terms
Atlantic 2008
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Music Maker 2011
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Music Maker 2007
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CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS Dona Got A Ramblin' Mind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dona Got A Ramblin' Mind
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2006
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Heritage
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2007
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Genuine Negro Jig
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2010
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Leaving Eden
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2012

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CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS Carolina Chocolate Drops & Joe Thompson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Carolina Chocolate Drops & Joe Thompson
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2008

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