Barnes & Noble: C.B. Smith – 10.03.2009

Fred Robbins, Videographer One of 4 Bands Jerry Oland-banjo, David Angell-mandolin, Chuck Jacob-bass, Carl Bethage-bass, CB Smith-guitar Barnes & Noble Bluegrass and Book Signing Event Oct 2009 presented by the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association

Barnes & Noble: Wickers Creek – 10.03.2009

Fred Robbins, Videographer This event was to celebrate the publication of Gene Lowinger’s book (I Hear A Voice Calling) of personal memories and photos of Bill Monroe. This band is Wickers Creek. Charlene Paden (fiddle), Peter Paden (mando), Rob Bradley … Read More

Show Business

by Kat Mills After nearly 20 years of playing solo gigs, from busking on the street to high-profile festivals,  I have learned some lessons about how to make the experience better for you, your audience and your wallet.  And, believe … Read More

Hey Mister Bassman

by Doug Marcus Thoughts on playing bass; Bluegrass, Blues and Beyond I love playing bluegrass bass, however I am not strictly a purist when it comes to being the traditional bluegrass/rockabilly slapper. My approach to bluegrass bass is a result … Read More

David Peterson: Comin’ On Strong

by Enrico Scull What a great record. Peterson has that voice that sets a mood for the pure country music of the golden era that we all love. He covers some defining must-haves that anyone looking for a richer repertoire … Read More

Sierra Hull: Secrets

by Pat Dinges I was disappointed on the first listen.  I was expecting a CD packed with instrumentals with the mandolin front and center. After all, Sierra Hull is a gifted mandolin player, right? When I listened to Sierra Hull’s … Read More

Larry Stephenson: Thankful

by Kim McMann Thankful, Larry Stephenson’s fourth gospel release, is a joyful celebration of Christian faith and bluegrass. Easy to listen to, without many surprises, the CD is worthy of a listen due to the smooth vocals and interesting collection … Read More

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