Called one of the best singers of her generation by Christine Lavin, exceptional songfinder Mara Levine creates beautiful multi-part harmony interpretations of traditional and contemporary songs. Her second CD, Jewels and Harmony, received stellar reviews and was the #1 album/song/artist on the January 2013 FolkDJ Chart, and placed #3 for 2013. She had a 2014 NERFA Quad showcase.
Mara’s most recent single “You Reap What You Sow” (Susan Shann) recorded with bluegrass luminaries was #1 on the November 2017 FolkDJ chart and #16 for the year. It was in the top 15 on Bluegrass Today’s “Grassicana” chart for 19 consecutive weeks ending May 22 2018. Mara tours nationally and internationally, often sharing shows with the Long Island based harmony trio Gathering Time. They toured Ireland and Germany together in April 2018 and their single together “By My Silence” (Bukstel/Annis), was #1 for September 2017 and #19 for 2017 on the Folk DJ Chart.
Mara also perform as a duo with Boston based songwriter Terry Kitchen, as a duo with Staten Island based songwriter Caroline Cutroneo and sometimes performs with songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Robin Greenstein and flutist/harmony vocalist Barbara Novick as “Women Folk”