Sean Rowe’s “Can I Eat This” Episode 2.
Pull up a tree stump for the episode 2 of Can I Eat This, the brand new series where accomplished singer-songwriter and avid forager, Sean Roweand select musical guest, venture out into the woods surrounding the beautiful Autocamp Catskills resort to hunt, gather and prepare that day's bounty of edible treasure, culminating in the satisfying musical collaboration of host and guest.
While Rowes foraging expertise insures accurate content, the mood is loose and relaxed and dialog, humorous, conversational and real. Each episode concludes with Sean and musical guest recording a song together, further enhancing of the natural gifts at hand.
Sean's musical guest for episode 2 is the stunningly gifted, Alisa Amadore whose recent prize-winning NPR Tiny Desk performance of her song Milonga accidental introduced the planet to her captivating singing, songwriting, guitar style, resulting in scores of newly-minted, lifelong, Alisa Amadore fans. Treat yourself to that Tiny Desk performance and join the growing ranks.
The cover song Sean and Alisa choose to record (in the Airstream of your dreams) was Tom Waits Hold On. The result, like all the rest, was pure natural magic and called for several servings.
The day's adventure concludes with Sean gifting Alisa a Takamine GX18CENS ? size guitar, requesting she play his favorite Alisa Amadoresong, Nada-Que-Ver from her album, Narratives. Managing to enchant us even further, she obliges.
As the Can I Eat This website explains; the developing interest in foraging can be attributed to a number of factors including a wealth of new information detailing the alarmingly negative health and environmental impacts of America's fast-food/ factory farm based diets. Also after more than two years of emotionally-charged state of isolation, many are seeking the space and quiet serenity of nature.
Taken in combination, the series is a gentle and inviting respite from modern life and provides us with relatively simple methods of making positive changes in our lives.
Go to https://www.seanrowe.net/ to enjoy musical genius of the great Sean Rowe. And for some insight into his unique and exclusive use of Takamine guitars, check out this 2020 interview with Takamine.