A growing master list of my favorite singers, song writers, and musicians. (in no certain order)
Phil Keaggy: master guitarist
Mark Heard: Gone Home - folk rock hero, brooding Psalmist
Jeff Johnson: Ambient Celtic, sonic sojourner
John Michael Talbot: Franciscan troubador
Randy Stonehill: veteran Jesus folk rocker. you know its a broken world, when this guy's music is hardly found.
Jill Phillips: Baladesque, Christian folkster (and hymn singer)
Jan Krist: Detroit Folkster
Wynton Marsalis: American, Jazz trumpeter extrodinere
Bob Bennett: intelligent balladesque folk
Iona: Modern Celtic sacred-apocyliptic-jazz fusion.
Dannibelle Hall: Now Home - lush motherly Gospel
Cynthia Clawson: perfomance singer spanning classical to Bayou worlds.
Daniel Amos: simply the best alt-Christian band in the world. (though they sometimes confuse me.)
Ashey Cleveland: Knockout guitarist and righteous blues
Buddy Greene: Santified Blues/Cajun/ Country harmonica Hymn singing folkster
Bela Fleck: Brilliant Banjo-ist spanning classical to grass
Mo Leverett: Blues Preacher-prophet
Charlie Peacock: Sophisticated Pop, wizbang urban producer, Jazz preacher
Annie Moses Band: In a class by themselves, power classical (Home school?) blue-grass fusion
Blind Boys of Alabama: Chicory and Rum Black Gospel
Take 6: smoooth acappella (sp?)plus
Michael Kelly Blanchard: life changing story singer
Sarah Hart: Sacred Parish Feminime folk
Sarah Laughing: they don't appear to have a real site (anymore) but this "righteous groove" band, owns the genre.
Sarah Masen: frail to stalwart, feminime whimsical folk
Sara Groves: introspective piano to melodic pop
Emmlou Harris: Americanna sister of the wounded soul
Liz Story: Deep poetry piano
Amy Shreeve: Harpist, some of the most beautiful music ever made on the face of the earth
Michael Card: Creative theologian, folk w celtic, hebrew, and gospel touches
Lamb: Messianic worhsip, folk, dance
Paul Clark: Vetran Jesus-music fusion jazz rocker
Kemper Crabb: Sacred old-world madrigal (sp) accoustic
Keb Mo: back porch blues
Kerry Livgren: Cellestial Rock (formerly of Kansas)
Pierce Pettis: frenetic folkist, Lyric Laurette
Fernando Ortega: Sacred Pop, keeper of the hymns.
Margaret Becker: Blue Eyed Soul, Neoceltic, open heart
Moya Brennan: Ambient Celtic
Laurie McClain: whimsical, feminine folk
Night Noise: this band and several members are no longer with us, but if you find their work, savor it or send it to me.
Buddy and Julie Miller: sacred neo-grass, what country was supposed to be.
Switchfoot: When I dabble in volume
Jars of Clay: