After 9 years of thoughtful reflection (what is it about Middle Daughters that attracts me and holds me), I have finally scratched the surface of this most intriguing protagonist. Introducing my newest song Middle Daughter, a bittersweet tribute to—in my opinion—the greatest member of the family. Now available everywhere music is consumed: iTunes, Spotify, CD Baby, or BandCamp!
Drawing comparison to singer songwriter greats such James Taylor, Cat Stevens, and Ryan Adams, Stenson has been locally recognized as the two-time “Songwriter of the Year” by the Portland Songwriters Association and “Best Male Artist” at the Portland Music Awards. On the national stage, he was recently hand-picked by legendary producer Don Was as a Top 10 Finalist in Guitar Center’s Singer Songwriter search, as well as hand-selected by Adam Duritz (Counting Crows) and Ryan Spaulding for their Outlaw Roadshow Showcase SxSW + NYC. He’s also a multi-song finalist in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC). With these endorsements and having his music in regular rotation on SiriusXM’s “The Coffee House” station, as well as, featured on a number of Chevrolet commercials and popular television series, Stenson has been invited to open for LeAnn Rimes, Chris Isaak, John Popper, Marc Cohn, Matisyahu and more. Join the monthly newsletter→