Tracy Morrison is a folksinger and songwriter known for writing powerful laments and story songs about the American West. She was raised in a musical family and has been playing music for more than 30 years. She performs around the country and has been a featured artist at the Montana Folk Festival and the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. She has opened for world renowned folksinger, Tish Hinojosa and shared the stage with guitar virtuoso, Sergio Webb.
Morrison produced an acoustic collection of original western-folksongs in her latest album “Flower Songs in Sagebrush Town” (2019). The recordings capture Tracy’s elegant voice and old-time style guitar picking. Her album “Heirloom” (2018) was produced by multi-instrumentalist, composer and songwriter, Thomas Paul. This project shares compelling electric guitar riffs, intricate bass lines, and graceful vocal harmonies that showcase Morrison's folk-rock personality. In 2014, she released “Dancing Through Medbury” original folk songs highlighting her rural roots & incorporating hints of old-time country-blues and western. In 2012, she released a self-titled, alternative country record produced by legendary songwriter Pinto Bennett.
Tracy has served as a Speaker for the Idaho Humanities Council’s, Speakers Bureau. She presented songs and stories programs throughout the State of Idaho, including “Historical Idaho Women Stories & Folksongs”, “Country Ballads and Early Blues” and “American Folk music Revival”.
Currently, Tracy Morrison teaches American Folk Music to K-5 children and lives in a tipi while she renovates a historic stagecoach station in Southern Idaho.
“Doing no-frills traditional country is tougher than it sounds. Many times, musicians who try come off as staid, corny, self-important or reclusive. With her indelible melodies, warm voice and spare, winningly plain-spoken lyrics, Pinto Bennett protégé Tracy Morrison gets it just right.” Ben Schultz - Boise Weekly
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