Spotlight on HVBA Member Band: Grass Fed

Band leader Dan Budd interviewed: The band started as a casual beginner's jam session in a private home. It was after receiving a warm response from audiences at Taste Budd’s Café in Red Hook that the jam sessions became regular … Read More

Kenny Baker (1926-2011)

Biography from Wikipedia Baker was born in Jenkins, Kentucky and learned the fiddle by accompanying his father, also a fiddler. Early on, he was influenced by the swing fiddler Marion Sumner, not to mention Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. After … Read More

by Richard Defendorf Pickers who attend Josh Williams’ guitar workshops are pretty much spoon fed inspiration, just from watching him play. But they also are likely to find a measure of relief – and maybe even savor a moment of … Read More

A Brief History of Homespun Tapes

by Happy Traum From reel-to reel tape to DVD Homespun Tapes grew out of the conviction that making music is a positive and beneficial activity for both professional musicians and for those who want to play just to entertain themselves, … Read More

1 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 33