Video Premiere: Timothy Jaromir “River on the Rise”

Beginning with delicate guitar-work, Timothy Jaromir slowly and gently draws us into this tale of the 1972 Mississippi Flood, which saw 700,000 people evacuated to escape the inundation.  The themes of migration and displacement in ‘River on the Rise’ are common in Jaromir’s songs.  His perspective is informed by his father’s experience of fleeing Czechoslovakia for Switzerland in 1968.  Jaromir himself is well-travelled, which reinforces the restless mobility and the sense of place in his work.  Continue reading “Video Premiere: Timothy Jaromir “River on the Rise””