Turchi headed back to his roots, recording Tallahatchie, a solo record in the truest sense of the word. “The only sort of natural and right thing to do musically — personally, too — was to get back to the most basic, square-one kind of music,” he says.
“A lot of people make a blues connection to that music, but what I’m attracted to in all of that is the groove,” says Reed Turchi. Hooks and melody are qualities that he “definitely focused on. I’m always interested in chasing new musical ideas, and I am also interested in trying to make the best music possible.”
Asheville’s own Reed Turchi and Adriano Viterbini from Rome, Italy brought their unique style of blues music to The Root Bar to kick off a recent tour.
Reed Turchi performed three songs from a bench at Warren Wilson College for the latest edition of Acoustic Asheville.
Local roots-rocker Reed Turchi earned the title “kudzu boogie” for the gritty and snarling brand of Americana that he and his band, Turchi, perform. Meanwhile, North Florida-based guitarist Daryl Hance (formerly of JJ Grey & Mofro) has a sound oft-compared to the watery lowlands of his home state. “Daryl Hance’s music is appropriately swampy. The […]
In this new series, we’ll share some of the local and regional tracks we’ve been listening to lately. This week’s songs are: • “Cut Me Out,” by The Low Counts (High Point) • “Sun Goes Down,” by WorldLine (Asheville) • “Bring on Fire, Bring on Rain,” by Reed Turchi (Asheville) • “Live from the End […]
Reed Turchi just moved back to Asheville. His band, Turchi, plays a homecoming and album launch show at The Lab on Saturday, July 6. In advance, Reed talked to Xpress about kudzu, the slide guitar, and local inspiration. Click through for the video by Jesse Hamm.