Vocalist, songwriter, and musician Ellen Stapenhorst began her long-standing professional profession within the ’60s doing small gigs in coffeehouses. Her 1st big step in to the music globe arrived when she became a member of Tanglefoot, a well-known Rocky Hill group. She performed and toured together through a lot of the ’70s like a bassist, guitarist, and fiddle participant. In 1982, Stapenhorst produced two life-altering decisions; she remaining Aspen behind and relocated to Sonoma Region, where she place her whole center into starting a solo profession instead of becoming a member of another music group. It required five years, but finally she documented a debut recording, The Dance, in the popular Radio Town Music Hall Studios. A number of the songs she selected because of this 1st solo providing are “HANG ON BABY,” “FEELS AS THOUGH Like,” “Grand Junction,” and “Keep Me Close.” Stapenhorst’s following album didn’t show up until 1995. Unseen Threads was documented beneath the Beachwood Information label. The majority of her music, many figures original, smoothly blend folk with bluegrass design and suggestions of jazz and nation. On the three-plus years that she’s been carrying out, Stapenhorst spent some time working numerous performers, including Jackson Browne, Pole MacDonald, Crystal Gayle, Shawn Colvin, and Kenny Rogers.