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Dom Flemons - Prospect Hill / Elmore Magazine review

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As a former member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom Flemons is no stranger to traditional music. Still, few artists dare to delve as deeply into traditional American music as Flemons does on his first solo outing since departing that band and casting out on his own. To call Prospect Hill an archival effort is like saying it's occasionally cold in the Arctic. If one were unawares, it could easily be mistaken for something played in the parlor on an old Victrola, a mix of ragtime, early 20th century jazz and the kind of front porch picking that might entice the neighbors on Saturday night. There's little concession to modern additives here, but the plucky performances and generally good time vibes brings a natural affable appeal. READ THE FULL Elmore Magazine REVIEW.