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Video: Exclusive Live Performance from Sean Sullivan

We recently had NYC musician Sean Sullivan stop by the Acoustic Nation studio for an exclusive interview and lesson.

Sullivan also delivered two great performances of his songs “Ready” and “American Jones.”

Almost completely different stylistically, the songs paint a good picture of Sullivan’s all-encompassing musicality.

On his latest disc Hereafter, he explores everything from bayou-blues, to vintage folk and traditional jazz.

Sullivan even enters reggae territory with a cover of Bob Marley’s “Waiting in Vain,” although his version is decidedly un-reggae.

Below, check out our exclusive performances of the bluesy “Ready” and jazz-tinged “American Jones.”

“Ready”

“American Jones”

Find out more about Sean Sullivan at http://seansongs.com.

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.