Category Archives: Bluegrass

Establishing bluegrass seed crops in central Oregon (Crop

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Like Douglas and O'Brien, Ricky Skaggs has long been known for both honoring bluegrass music's finest traditions and pushing its boundaries. "Why stifle any artist? The bluegrass style first became popular in the 1940s, largely through the efforts of Bill Monroe (1911-1996) and his Blue Grass Boys (Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt, Chubby Wise, and Joel Price). It’s always a rarity to have multiple strong vocalists in the same group, and The Boxcars will benefit from strong vocal performances from Keith Garrett, John Bowman and Steffey’s signature baritone.

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Kentucky bluegrass - whence did it come

J. S McHargue

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At this point, the "mother pressed her closer to her own dear burdened breast. Crowe, Porter Church, Don Stover, the Yates Brothers and David Grisman. It was like the grandest of roller coaster rides. He invented the style, invented the name, and for the great majority of the 20th century, embodied the art form. In summer, head to Red Top Mountain State Park for the Mountain Music Concert Series every Saturday night. Compared to bluegrass or country western its largely dance centered and not song centered, many of its songs are verses to dance tunes, and most of its songs were meant for solo and unaccompanied performance in their oldest form.

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Bluegrass Bluesman: A Memoir (Music in American Life)

Josh Graves

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The Orting bluegrass jam will be back on September 22 (All jams will start around 1pm until!!) Full Schedule: September 22 2012, October 27 2012, November 24 2012, January 26 2013, (February 23 2013 Note) March 23 2113 and April 27 2013 The jam for Feb will be held because the next Wintergrass will be the last day of Feb and the first couple of days of March We hope to have some good times. They represent all genres of roots music—country, blues, folk, jazz, rock, bluegrass, gospel, and rap.

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Sweet Rivers of Song: Authentic Ballads, Hymns, Folksongs

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With collective stints with Alison Krauss & Union Station (Adam Steffey, John Bowman), J. My first experience with genrebusting was an obvious one; Between the Buried and Me‘s penchant for experimentation has taken them from their practically technical deathcore sound and into the well traveled roads of blues and jazz and off the beaten path into polka and, as you can see from the above cut from ‘Ants of the Sky,’ bluegrass.

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An advanced instruction manual in bluegrass banjo

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Directions can be found at www.monh.org or call (781) 861-6559. Specifically speaking, both bluegrass and ragtime differ in backgrounds, but come together with the duple meter and syncopated motif. Here, Steve demonstrates the verse, chorus, and melody. As soon as Harris, the youngest, graduated, the friends moved into a house on the Connecticut River in Hadley, MA. “We had ‘family dinners’ almost every night,” says Dave, “rotating cooking for one another, and we spent a lot of our free time out on a dilapidated houseboat that we called the ‘Shack Raft.’” Darlingside first toured as a five-piece indie rock band with drums, but finding the right delicate balance of voices and instruments was a challenge early on.

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Bluegrass Banjo

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From his early years playing under the tutelage of Bluegrass veteran Bill Monroe, to his time in Old & In the Way and breakout as a solo musician and bandleader, Rowan has built a devoted, international fan base through a solid stream of records, collaborative projects, and constant touring. P. is an entertaining production created by a group of ladies who are rapidly establishing themselves as an important voice in the world of bluegrass music. (McGuckin Entertainment, 500 Riverside Dr., Ste. 160, Austin, TX 78704, www.heyheydellamae.com .) Here is a pair of compact discs from Maryland’s California Ramblers.

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Bluegrass in Missouri (Monthly bulletin / Missouri. State

Werner L Nelson

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The first entry in Music Index mentioning "bluegrass music" directed the reader to "see Country Music; Hillbilly Music" (Kretzschmar, 1970, p. 91). But this time it will be full of Carl’s original material, along with a few traditional songs. Text: 38 pp. paper, 71 pp. total documents. Even though bluegrass is still around, it slowly evolved into what is known as country. With a bevy of hot pickers, Josh Williams, Ron Stewart and Jessie Brock, with Dudley Connell and Don Rigsby on harmony vocals the music is right on target for Bluegrass lovers. $18 plus shipping.

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Sings Larry Sparks Early Years

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The bluegrass record Del McCoury Band recorded with alt.country artist Steve Earl is largely responsible for helping to resurge Bluegrass in the 1990s. Her lead and harmony vocals are exceptional. A southern lady through and through, Bonnie and Eddie are a match made in Heaven. When her brother, Andy, introduced her to the bluegrass sound via Vernon McIntyre ’s Appalachian Grass, she fell in love with both the music and the leader of the band, Vernon. It is full of piano, organ, drums and vocal harmonies.

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The Stars of Country Music:The Legends & The New Breed

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With Robert Greer singing lead, the vocals come across as authentic, even as the lyrics stretch well beyond the traditional boundaries." Ralph Stanley(L) of Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys sings a solo of the song "O Death" as his grandson Nathan Stanley listens during their performance on the Banjo Stage. Past performers include Packway Handle Band, The Fiddleheads, The Darnell Boys and Pull Strings. Intown Atlanta - For more information: RedLight Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave., 404-874-7828, www.redlightcafe.com/ Upcoming shows at the RedLight Cafe's Thursday Bluegrass: Every Saturday - Everett's Pickin' Barn.......every Saturday evening there's a jam session and stage show at the Everett's Music Barn in Suwannee.

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The Sullivan Family: Fifty Years in Bluegrass Gospel Music,

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The six members of the BGP bring decades of experience to the group. I was fortunate to attend TWO such events over the past fortnight at Folk-In-The-Woods in the Port Huron area and Forestville in Marquette. Every Thursday - Buddy Ashmore & Pony Express, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm, El Puente Mexican Restaurant, 402 Hwy. 155 South, McDonough, GA. It also includes the throbbing cello of Ben Sollee, the velvet crooning of jazz great Helen Humes, and the famed vibraphone of Lionel Hampton.

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