Sunrise is a collection of catchy and inspirational songs played with a passionate approach that's evident throughout the album. The record is dedicated to Joe's father who passed away in late 2007. After hand picking some of Tucson's most talented musicians he recorded "Sunrise" at Allusion Studios along with the help of the engineering guru Jim Pavett. Joe Troup is an Acoustic guitarist based in Tucson AZ. He originally hails from the Southwestern Michigan town of Kalamazoo. With his prized Les Paul Custom at his side Joe has played in numerous rock bands over the years. For a creative change of pace he switched gears in 2007 to play an Ovation acoustic guitar.