Singer-Songwriter Leon Majcen brings Prine and Buffett-esque sounds to new album

This week on Roots Music Rambler ( , hosts Francesca Folinazzo ( (Frank) and Jason Falls ( (Falls) are joined by emerging Americana singer-songwriter Leon Majcen (pronounced MITE-zen). The Florida-based songwriter brings a mix of John Prine and Townes Van Zandt lyrics with a Jimmy Buffet, Gulf Coast vibe that is sure to appeal to a lot of music fans.

Majcen came to our attention opening for Sundy Best in Louisville in February. Falls then saw him at the Monarch Music Space in Louisville in May. His self-titled new album launched in late May and is well worth the listen, if not purchase. Majcen has an interesting backstory, too. He is the son of Bosnian immigrants who fled that country during its war in the mid 1990s.

Frank and Falls also pay tribute to their music teachers in their childhoods, and as usual, offer up their weekly recommendations for new music to listen to in their Pickin’ the Grinnin’ segment. 

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Pickin’ the Grinnin’ Recommendations

• Joe Diffe’s Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox on Spotify (

• Hermanos Gutierrez on Spotify (

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