Mason Jennings: The Rise Of A Storyteller

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Singer-songwriter Mason Jennings is a storyteller first and foremost. Alternately backed by a band and performed solo, Jennings' honest, intimate and inviting acoustic pop songs have won him fans all around the world.

Jennings' debut album, the self-released Mason Jennings, features just his voice and guitar, putting his talent for pop songwriting in the spotlight. Birds Flying Away, from 2000, saw him joined by a two-piece band. However, it wasn't until Century Spring that he found a proper label to release his music. Jennings' newest album is the moving and political Blood of Man. In this session, he discusses how he came to write his new songs, and describes how they relate to his previous work.

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