"City of Refuge"
Written and Performed by Abigail Washburn

Produced, Arranged, Recorded, Mixed, Filmed, and Edited by Mason Jar Music

Recorded and filmed live in an old abandoned office building in Lower Manhattan

Please listen with speakers or headphones

Produced and mixed by Dan Knobler & Jon Seale
Arranged by Ian Davis & Kris Nolte
Conducted by Kris Nolte
Recorded by Dan Knobler, Jon Seale and Jacob Blumberg

Video Directed by Andrew Ellis & Matt Porter
Cinematography by Michael Fuchs, Sasha Aleksandra Arutyunova, Zach Kuperstein
Additional Cinematography by Katrina Sorentino & Alix Pentecost Ferren
Edited by Ryan Patch, Matt Porter & Andrew Ellis
Color by Alan Gordon

Art Direction by Hunting Party
Mason Jar Music logo by Sonya Dissin & Jes Yan


Abigail Washburn - Banjo and Vocals
Jonathan Seale - Background Vocals
Ian Davis - Harmonium
Gabriel Lefkowitz - Violin
Jacquelyn Timberlake - Viola
Zubin Hensler - Trumpet
Billy Aukstik - Trumpet
Frank Cohen - Trombone
Ray Mason - Trombone
Jeffrey Eng - Timpani
Charlotte Vierveyzer - English Horn
Danielle Stopek - Oboe
Michael McCoy - Bass Flute
Aleksandr Karjaka - Bass Clarinet
Matthew Rosenthal - Upright Bass

For more info:
Abigail Washburn: AbigailWashburn.com
Mason Jar Music: MasonJarMusic.com


Mason Jar Music Presents is a video concert series that pairs talented artists with original orchestral arrangements and resonant New York City locations.

For each episode, we carefully select a song from the featured artist's repertoire and reinterpret it with an arrangement for an ensemble of strings, woodwinds and other assorted orchestral colors. Next, we scout for non-traditional, found spaces in NYC that capture the spirit of the song and suit the ensemble. Finally, we assemble our team of musicians, filmmakers and audio engineers to capture the live performance. The result is a singular musical moment - a stunning confluence of artist, arrangement, song and space.

Contact MJM at: info[at]MasonJarMusic.com

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