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CD Mix/Mastering, Art, Layout, and Photo - Mark Raynes; Photo of Jenna - Regan Drouin

I just wanted to thank everyone for the fantastic show on Saturday at the Laughing Goat, with Story and Clark. Thank you for coming out and contributing to such a joyful atmosphere. Songbird CD’s are here!! I am pretty excited about this considering it is my first solo CD and also that Mark Raynes worked so hard with mixing, turning out a very pleasing end result. Right now the only way to get the CD is at shows, and by emailing us at thejunipertrees@gmail.com. I will be getting it onto itunes and amazon in the next couple of months.

Just wanted to say thanks for the night of music, and also that we will be at The Walnut Room again on March 10th. Now we will be focusing on The Juniper Trees album, which is partially finished.

In addition, those of you on the mailing list know that I started up the Songbird Challenge again, with a new tune called The Shore. To get on the list and receive free mp3’s just email me at thejunipertrees@gmail.com. That’s right – FREE MUSIC. No strings attached. ūüôā Also, sign up to the right where it says “email subscription,” I only post about once a month and usually just to tell you about music available, new tunes, etc., that may not be on the mailing list.

And yes it is true that I have made the absurd self challenge of writing 100 songs within the context of the Songbird Challenge and including the 8 – song challenge I did and The Shore, I only have 91 songs to go.

See you in March, and do nourish the very heart of yourselves that beams with beauty,

Jenna

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I just wanted to post about our 2 upcoming shows, and the Songbird Challenge. I just gave all 8 tracks to my friend Mark Raynes for mixing. I had planned to do 3 extra tracks, but 3 weeks of sickness, 2 of which were larygitis (from which I am still recovering) overrode those plans! Things somehow work out with some semblence of order, so I am just waiting to see what happens…

I am still excited to continue the Songbird Challenge. My goal is to write 100 songs! But I don’t want to get started until my voice is back, and since we have some shows coming up, I need to rest it.

Next week on Thursday, Feb.2, we are at The Walnut Room¬†with Blow the Vault. Then, Feb. 11th we are at The Laughing Goat¬†with Story and Clark. This is the show where I am claiming I will have a CD. I think it will happen, but the way the Universe has been, I am offering up life and just saying “whatever you decide” !

Hope to see you soon,

Jenna

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Hi everyone, just wanted to update you on the Songbird Challenge. This will be week #5, we are almost over the hump of the eight week challenge! I have had lovely feedback and even got written up in the Westword Blog. It’s been an amazing journey so far, and I have learned a lot about my process of writing songs, and how much I enjoy sharing them. Recording is getting a bit easier too.

On February 11, 2012, The Juniper Trees will play at The Laughing Goat Coffee House in Boulder, with Story and Clark. I will have the completed Songbird Challenge 2011 CD, and on it will be the eight tracks, plus 3 mystery tracks. I will also do some tweaking and changing on the existing tracks as well. I have not decided on a price as it will depend on how much it costs me to put it together. But don’t worry, it will be affordable and if holiday funds are low donations will be accepted!

Also, The Juniper Trees have a great desire to play a house concert. All we need…is a house! Please let us know if you would like some romping music in your living room some time in January or beyond. We would take care of organizing, and you would get to enjoy a lovely evening of music and entertainment for free. If you are interested in hosting, or know someone who might be, email us at thejunipertrees@yahoo.com, or leave us a comment here. Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving!

Speaking of Thanksgiving, The Juniper Trees, minus Brian, will be having thanksgiving together this year. I am pretty excited about this. I hope your Turkey day is awesome!

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Hi, this is Jenna here. I just wanted to announce my personal song challenge for the holidays. I will be writing and recording one song per week, and doing “Songbird Tuesdays.” Every Tuesday I will send out a new song.¬†So if you are interested in getting a new song each week in your inbox, please email at thejunipertrees@yahoo.com¬†and we will put you on the mailing list.¬†I am challenging myself to do this for¬†eight weeks to start, after which I will¬†request that everyone put the songs in order, from the most to least favorite. The top four will be recorded with the band on our next album.

Also, on the topics of new albums, The Juniper Trees are starting to record this month! We hope to have something completed by January.

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Well, it appears that the zombie crawl pales in comparison to the real – life zombies of old in Ireland. This doesn’t surprise me. I knew that place was cool.

Come downtown tomorrow to the zombie crawl and see The Juniper Trees turned zombie, singing about….zombies. We will be outside on the 16th Street Mall, zombified and zombielicious.

And click on the photo to read about Irish Zombies!

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Don’t forget the Juniper Trees will be at the Walnut Room on October 20th! Mark your calendars!¬†We are working up a couple of fiddle heavy tunes for your listening pleasure…

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Upcoming Shows: October 20 @ The Walnut Room

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The Juniper Trees is the new musical project of Jenna Herbst and former members of Sarina Simoom, a Denver based band. The Juniper Trees birthed from the decision to be re-inspired and re-invigorated by music and also to heal from the trauma of having a band name that no one, nor their mother, could pronounce or spell correctly. And dammit, spelling is important.

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Yes, it’s true. The Juniper Trees will be turning zombie on October 22nd when we brave the massive Denver Zombie Crawl. We will be playing outside on the 16th Street Mall at 4:00PM, unless the weather is too cold for the undead, in which case we will move inside Chris’ apartment.

Some pictures of Denver zombies of old.

          

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