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HWF-RC ROTM #012 John Inghram
Magical Midnight Purple Swirl Vinyl limited to 800 copies.
Born and raised in Charleston, West Virginia, John Inghram was steeped in the historic
music of the region. But for Inghram it is neither the past nor the future that piques his
interest. On his self-titled debut album, John Inghram, the accomplished bass player seizes
the present moment to step into the spotlight as a frontman. With a collection of 60’s and
70’s psychedelic rock tunes, Inghram sets modern experiences to vintage sounds, allowing
his listeners to feel time as circular in nature, hitting on the right now with both nostalgia
Inghram moved from Charleston to New York City at the age of nineteen and steeped
himself in jazz, rock, blues, funk, and Latin styles at the Collective School of Music.
Returning home, Inghram was hired by jazz pianist Bob Thompson’s band and began
subbing in the house band for NPR’s Mountain Stage radio show, which broadcasts live from
Charleston. Now an associate producer on the show, Inghram has continued his work for
Mountain Stage while simultaneously building a prominent career as a bassist; working with
musical luminaries such as Chuck Prophet, Todd Snider, Vince Herman, (Leftover Salmon),
Fletcher’s Grove, Joshua Hedley, Catherine Russell(Steely Dan, Bowie), Larry Coryell, Tim
O’Brien, and Kathy Mattea.