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Mayer Hawthorne

Mayer Hawthorne Photo credit: Jeremy Deputat
Sense of Place: Detroit –You Can’t Take The Detroit Out of Mayer Hawthorne

Mayer Hawthorne joins us for our Sense of Place Detroit and talks a bit about growing up in the environs of the Motor City.
He actually started as a hip-hop artist but it was his retro take on soul music that caught people’s, and record company’s ears. His third album Where Does This Door Go is a bit different with more 70’s and 80’s influences. He mentions Steely Dan as an influence. We’ll hear performances from Mayer Hawthorne and his band.

Session Setlist
A LONG TIME
HER FAVORITE SONG
THE STARS ARE OURS
CORSICAN ROSE

Recent Release:Where Does This Door Go
Release Date:July 16, 2013
Label: Universal Republic

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