Reviews, Interviews, Testimonials

Performance Review: Hunter at the Buttonwood Tree, March 1997

By Pete Brunelli
Reprinted unedited from the Harp-L Archives by permission of the author

After a near miss last year, I finally saw Richard Hunter, live and in person, at the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, CT. The Buttonwood is a reading room/performance/exhibit space and as was immediately apparent, has one of the most “live” rooms around. Stone floor, Big windows, hard walls, and high ceilings all contributed to an excellent room sound. I don’t know if I would want a rock band in there, but the natural reverb was just about right.