Author Archive: Lisa Jacobi

At "Artist2Artist with Lisa Jacobi," music lovers and Bluegrass Today fans soulfully connect with leading musical artists and their industry gurus and spiritual mentors once per lunar cycle via three platforms - written column, audio podcast and streaming video.

On the professional music front, Lisa is a successful songwriter - her music has been licensed by a number of television shows, movies and other media projects. She is a mutli-instrumentalist and vocalist in the band Playing On The Planet.

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Artist2Artist – Bill Evans: It’s Not You. It’s Them.

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bill Evans and I met up one morning at this year’s Folk Alliance in Kansas City, Missouri. He had just finished teaching beginner banjo to a handful of workshop attendees. Folk Alliance has added a free, and might I add, robust lineup of instrumental workshops to their conference. […]


Hey, Ned Luberecki… What’s In Your Case?

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments



Artist2Artist: John Cowan – The Choices You Make

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month’s edition of Artist2Artist finds Lisa in discussion with vocalist John Cowan of Newgrass Revival fame, who supplements his solo career touring with The Doobie Brothers. Her complete interview can be heard in the podcast below. If you are the type who regularly taps into […]


It’s All About The Hat at Folk Alliance

| February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lisa Jacobi sent along this whimsical video showing what really counts at the 2014 Folk Alliance Conference in Kansas City, MO.  


Artist2Artist – Missy Raines

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are a touring musician, it happens to you. If you are a new performer, it probably happens more often than you would like. They are the bane of every performing musician: pre-show jitters, on-stage distractions, and getting bummed out when shows don’t go […]


Hey, Fletcher Bright… What’s in your case?

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a new moon report from Lisa Jacobi, with another of her “What’s in your case?” video episodes. This time it’s with her friend, and fiddle wizard, Fletcher Bright. As Lisa tells us, “He hangs the moon” for her. What is with this girl and the lunar […]


Artist2Artist – Larry Cordle

| January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bluegrass Today contributor Lisa Jacobi recently spoke with acclaimed singer-songwriter Larry Cordle whose song he wrote with Jenee Fleenor – Big Blue Raindrops – is sitting at #4 on Bluegrass Today’s Monthly Airplay chart. Lisa caught up with Larry at the world famous Station Inn […]


Hey, Chris Jones… What’s In Your Case?

| December 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

Lisa Jacobi has shared another of her anthropological explorations, this time featuring Chris Jones.  


Artist2Artist – Ron Block

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ron Block is best known as a member of the band Alison Krauss and Union Station. Individually, he has carved out a solid career as a singer-songwriter. Bluegrass Today contributor Lisa Jacobi spoke with Ron when they both attended an album release party for their […]


Artist2Artist – Jamie Dailey

| November 18, 2013 | 7 Comments

Jamie Dailey is one half of the award winning bluegrass music group Dailey & Vincent. Individually he has been nominated numerous times and won Entertainer of the Year and Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year. For the first of what will be monthly columns, Bluegrass Today […]