- New Cut Road String Band bass
Sally Freund, is the bass player for New Cut Road. Back in the 1980”s Sally danced her way into the hearts of old time musicians when she won 1st place in the dance competition at the Galax Fiddlers Convention. With her roots in dance, she has gone on to become a trusted rhythm player on bass, guitar, triangle and scrub-board, backing up many of the great Old Time and Cajun/Zydeco musicians around western NY and beyond. She is the current bass player for New Cut Road, Long John and the Tights and Up South with Mac Benford along with various other local configurations, including Judy Hyman and Jeff Claus. Sally is also is the scrub-board and triangle player for the Ithaca based Zydeco TrailRiders.