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JPR Live Session: The Suitcase Junket

The Suitcase Junket is the musical project of Massachusetts singer/songwriter and musical raconteur Matt Lorenz. It's a hard to describe amalgam of rock, blues, folk and even world music influences created by a veritable one man band with a rather creative ensemble of instruments.
His latest album Mean Dog, Trampoline (produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos) gets its name from a line in the song "Scattered Notes From A First Time Home Buyer's Workshop," which were actual notes from an actual workshop Lorenz attended.

During the session, he explained the various pieces of his musical apparatus, how they came to exist, and how he discovered his talent for harmonic throat singing. 

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As FM Network Program Director and Music Director, Eric oversees many aspects of JPR's broadcast day. He still hosts the occasional Open Air or classical music shift, and is the driving force behind JPR Live Sessions - our popular series of live in-studio music performances and interviews.