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Moraine
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Moraine began as a "chamber rock" ensemble with guitarist Dennis Rea and cellist Ruth Davidson. Before long, the duo expanded to a five-piece with the addition of bass, drums, and violin. A number of personnel changes have led to the current lineup of Rea (guitars), Alicia DeJoie (violin), James DeJoie (woodwinds), Kevin Millard (bass-like instruments), and Brian Oppel (drums, also in Trimtab). An appearance at NEARfest resulted in their second album, Metamorphic Rock.
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Releases on file (3)
Moraine — Groundswell Moraine — Groundswell
(Moonjune MJR066, 2014, CD)
Moraine — Metamorphic Rock Moraine — Metamorphic Rock
(Moonjune MJR040, 2012, CD)
Moraine — Manifest Density Moraine — Manifest Density
(Moonjune MJR028, 2009, CD)

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