Time for another round of double plays! What was once old is new again in bluegrass—songs written nearly a century ago are kept alive by today’s great bands, who put a new spin on them every time. On this list, you’re hear Mike Compton’s take on Kenny Baker fiddle tunes, Hot Rize playing classic songs by Larry Sparks, and more. Enjoy this list of bluegrass double plays!
David Chernack is a fiddler, mandolinist, and guitarist from Hyde Park, NY. Trained as a classical violist, David found out about bluegrass music through the Strawberry Hill Fiddlers program and despite his best efforts has been unable to kick the habit. He picked up mandolin and guitar in college in Boston, where he studied environmental science and music. After moving to Denver and performing and touring with several Coloradan bands, he's back in the Hudson Valley. Aside from bluegrass, David also enjoys birdwatching and driving his VW Golf and Mazda Miata.