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The album, Cranberry Red Balloon, which is the cornerstone of all of our programs was written, produced and performed by Tab Laven.
Tab Laven is an exceptionally gifted guitarist and singer/songwriter who is currently on a highly successful two-man world tour with Art Garfunkel. Tab Laven started his career at 21 years of age performing worldwide with Mary Macgregor (Torn Between Two Lovers). Over the years he has played with Michael Johnson (Bluer than Blue), Harry Connick, Jr., George Jones and many more. He toured with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s John McEuen’s Great American Road Show, has appeared on The Grand Ole Opry, The Tonight Show and many more.
His debut album of self-penned songs, Cranberry Red Balloon, features him as the lead singer and guitarist, with Art Garfunkel joining him on the title track. Each song on this landmark album feels like an old friend; familiar and nostalgic. The CD includes pedal steel guitar virtuoso Paul Franklin (Dire Straits) and other notable Nashville session players. Background vocals include Bruce Johnston (Beach Boys), Vicki Peterson (The Bangles) and John Cowsill (The Cowsills).
Tab is currently in the studio working on a new CD in between tour dates.