When You Smile
This Nevada-based singer/songwriter recorded this project in March and April 2009 in Nashville. With 15 of his best songs and with a fantastically talented producer, Jim Sales, and ultra-talented Nashville heavy hitters such as Stuart Duncan, Viktor Krauss, Aubrey Hainie, Justin Moses, Steve Hinson and others playing on it, and a heart-wrenching guest vocal by up-and-coming West Virginia bluegrass songstress/composer Stacy Grubb, this is music that will touch your heart for sure. The well-known musicians on the session termed Art's songs 'awesome'. The mood set by the music is haunting and romantic; Stacy's guest vocal on 'The Eyes Of My Heart' has brought some listeners to tears. This CD is a clear rebuttal to the notion nowadays that country music has to be loud, fast, and about partying, in order for it to be good.