Local musician James Gardner, aka Jr. James, recently released the video for his song “Going West (Asheville 28806)” — a film filled with West Asheville locales and flavor. The video captures the neighborhood’s still slightly seedy (if all-too-quickly being spiffed up) atmosphere and sets its traffic and bustle to the beat of James’ steady-pulsing travel (both in the physical and psychological senses) song.
“Going West” is from the album Optismet.
The video was directed and shot by Jr. James and Nancy Alenier.
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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall
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