In These Ozarks Hills
Marideth Sisco was the singer and roots music consultant for the Oscar-nominated film 'Winter's Bone'. A retired journalist and specialist in Ozarks folklore, she is host of a radio show, 'These Ozarks Hills' on KSMU-FM public radio in Springfield, MO. She and her band, Blackberry Winter (featured on the Winter's Bone soundtrack) are currently on a nationwide tour to celebrate the completion of this new album, 'In These Ozarks Hills. The band is an eclectic mix of mature professionals: Guitarist Dennis Crider is a retired journalist and nature photographer; Mandolin and Dobro player Bo Brown is a naturalist and professional birder; banjoist Van Colbert teaches banjo in the Missouri Folk Arts Appreticeship program; Singer Linda Stoffel is a licensed massage therapist; Bassist Tedi May is a realtor and home remodeler.