Tag: cory walker

Tom Henderson passes

| February 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

The state of Florida, and the Tampa area in particular, lost a great friend of bluegrass music when long time radio host Tom Henderson passed away on February 25. Henderson was 75 years old, and had been suffering from heart problems since November of 2013. […]


Cory Walker filling in with Skaggs

| January 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Quick response from Skaggs Family Records with regard to a new banjo player for Kentucky Thunder… We are told that Justin Moses will perform with the band through the end of January, and that Cory Walker will then take over temporarily through early March. Ricky […]


New single from Mark Houser

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mark Houser is releasing a new single to radio on Tuesday. It’s the title track to his 2012 Rural Rhythm album, Uneven Road, which we reviewed earlier this year. This appealing singer and songwriter is supported here by A-list pickers. Cory Walker played banjo, Barry […]


Uneven Road – Mark Houser

| February 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

Singer-songwriter Mark Houser has bluegrass running through his veins. As Lester Flatt’s cousin, it’s no surprise that he has spent his whole life listening to bluegrass music. Though he has previously recorded a country album and written several songs which have been recorded by bluegrass […]


Sierra Hull back in the studio

| February 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sierra Hull is spending this early part of 2013 tracking for her third Rounder Records album. They are recording at Ben Folds’ Studio, the old RCA Studio A, designed by Chet Atkins in 1964. Vance Powell is engineering. In just the few years she has been […]


Amanda & Scott Anderson – Another Day

| September 8, 2009 | 1 Comment

Scott Anderson’s name has been a familiar one to bluegrass fans in Florida for the past 20 years. He performed and recorded on banjo with Endless Highway, Gentle River and The Bluegrass Parlor Band, and toured as a member of Jim Hurst’s band. Scott has […]


Sierra Hull in Japan

| July 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

As we mentioned last month, 16 year old mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull is in the middle of a whirlwind tour of Japan. She has just completed the first leg, performing with a group of young bluegrass all-starts, and is now touring with her band, Highway […]


US bluegrass youth heading to Japan

| June 19, 2008 | 2 Comments

Every summer, the town of Kawaguchi in Japan hosts an International Exchange program for young musicians. The young players stay with host Japanese families and are exposed to Japanese culture during their visit, which culminates in the annual Lilia festival in Kawaguchi. Last year, the […]