Tag: banjo

Jason Burleson out of the ICU

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Wonderful news from France… We just heard again from French banjo player Jean-Marc Delon, who lives quite near the hospital where Blue Highway banjoist Jason Burleson has been treated for an internal bleed this past few days. Just as the band arrived in France for a […]

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Jake Schepps injured coming home from RockyGrass

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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More bad 5 string news this weekend. Colorado banjo picker and occasional Bluegrass Today correspondent, Jake Schepps, was seriously injured in a head-on collision heading home from RockyGrass on Saturday night. He was transported to Boulder Community Hospital where he underwent surgery in the early hours of the morning.  Now in […]

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Huber announces the Workhorse Banjo

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Huber Banjos has been known for building prewar replica banjos of the highest quality, for the most discriminating players. But their newest model, dubbed The Workhorse, sets a different goal. Officially introduced this week, their latest entry is designed to offer the quality workmanship that has been […]

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Band Aid video contest goes bluegrass

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When you scrape a knee or cut your finger, do you think bluegrass? Well that’s what Mary Eddy of Parkersburg, WV did when she learned that Band Aid was running a video contest. She grabbed up her bluegrass picking songs, Jake and Carter, and following […]

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Young Uns #3 – Marteka and William Lake

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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William and Marteka Lake are, as young uns, unusual in that they have received a lot of press already. They are creating quite a storm among social media followers also. Geoff Stelling, a very big fan of the duo, said as much in a Stelling […]

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Bright Munde from Alan Munde and Billy Bright

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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New music from Alan Munde is always good news for followers of adventurous five string banjo playing, and his latest, Bright Munde, a set of banjo/mandolin duets with Billy Bright, is another cause for rejoicing. It’s not likely that many readers spent hundreds of hours […]

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Debut single from Megan McKamey

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Megan McKamey, a young vocalist, songwriter, and banjo player from East Tennessee, is set to release her first album, Here’s Your Goodbye, on July 15. Ahead of the full project, she has dropped the title track to radio as a single through Airplay Direct. All twelve tracks […]

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Bill Evans – What’s in your case?

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Lisa Jacobi caught up with Bill Evans backstage for an episode of What’s In Your Case? Bill had three banjos with him, so he had to rush through all of them in just a few minutes.  

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Jason Davis banjo tabs from Second Time Around

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Banjo players can now order a copy of the banjo tabs for Jason Davis’ recent album, Second Time Around. The transcriptions were created by Russell Sawler, the same New Brunswick banjoist who did tabs for the several Ron Stewart banjo books. As he has done […]

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The Old Country Church from Mike Scott

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rural Rhythm Christian is preparing tomorrow’s release for The Old Country Church, their second project for banjo player and vocalist Mike Scott. Unlike his previous album of Gospel music, 2011′s Take Me Lord and Use Me, this new one is all instrumental, featuring 13 favorites played in […]

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