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The Hermit Tree

The Hermit Tree 2008 CD Cover.jpg


The Hermit Tree is:

Matt Rolland - Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals

Rebekah Sandoval Rolland - Vocals, Guitar

Daniel Sullivan - Percussion, Vocals

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The Hermit Tree (CD, 2008): 

  1. Wanderer Leaves

  2. Hey Little Bird

  3. Sweet Derrylin

  4. The Illiterates

  5. Spring Song

  6. Wonderful Prisoner

  7. High Germany

  8. Darkness of Your Arms

  9. Apple and the Ginger

  10. Indifference House

  11. Parting Time

  12. Umbrella Waltz

  13. Forgotten Sky

  14. Landlocked


The Hermit Tree

David Berens – Acoustic Guitar, Twelve String Guitar

Matt Rolland – Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar, Accordion

Bekah Sandoval – Vocals, Piano

Daniel Sullivan – Drums, Djembe, Bongos, Tambourine


With contributions from...

Robert Hanshaw – Electric Bass (3, 6, 7, 13), Acoustic Bass (1, 2, 8, 9)

Grace Rolland – Cello and Harmony Vocals (14)

Jennifer Sandoval – Harmony Vocals (2)


Recording and Mixing by…

Andy Kern at Red Mountain Studios in Tempe, Arizona


Album art/design by...

Caroline Nelson - album insert, Adrienne Contos - cover art, Shea Larby - charcoal drawings


Many thanks to...

All of our parents, our many friends who made every show new and exciting, Andy Kern and Red Mountain Studios, Keith & the Auld Dubliner, The Board at the University of Arizona, The Fireside Cafe, Andrew Boese, Kevin Wood, Ryan Fanizza, Josh Bernard, Zac York, Phu, Trevor Smith, Michael Rolland, The Flinn Foundation, Cottonwood Creek Apartments, Marian, Melissa, Sorahan, Barnes, Bobo’s, The Taco Shop, and Greasy Tony (RIP)

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