Tag: David Grisman

Grant Gordy leaves David Grisman

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Grant Gordy, guitarist with the David Grisman Quintet, has shared a statement with us following his decision to leave the group. After six incredibly fortunate years as guitarist with the legendary David Grisman Quintet/Sextet, I am moving on and focusing on other pursuits. It’s been […]

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All-Star Civil War Tribute Due Nov 5

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
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ATO Records has announced November 5th as the official release date for Divided & United, a two-disc set commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. This hearty thirty-two song collection features the best in American music. Drawing from country, bluegrass, and Americana music, this has been […]

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40 years of Old & In The Way

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
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It’s a sure sign you’re getting old when when a band that was a touchstone of your youth celebrates its 40th Anniversary. Old & In The Way formed in 1973, with Jerry Garcia on banjo, David Grisman on mandolin, Vassar Clements on fiddle, Peter Rowan […]

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Herschel Sizemore: Mandolin In B

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Regular readers will recall our earlier coverage of mandolin icon Herschel Sizemore and his recent bout with cancer. Both he and his wife Joyce received cancer diagnoses the same day in October 2011, his in the tonsil and hers in the breast. Fortunately, medical treatment […]

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Ronnie McCoury Remembers Cowboy Jack Clement

| August 30, 2013 | 2 Comments
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A few weeks ago, the music world mourned the passing of Nashville legend, Cowboy Jack Clement. A record producer, songwriter, performer, and more, Cowboy Jack will be posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this Fall. Ronnie McCoury passed along these memories of […]

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Whatever Floats Your Boat, Mountain Song at Sea Had it All

| February 12, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Mountain Song at Sea, the largest-ever bluegrass festival to ply the oceans, has sailed into the sunset, but not without leaving its mark on the 2000+ bluegrass lovers and artists who came together aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sky February 1-4. It was a weekend […]

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Bon Voyage! Mountain Song at Sea sets sail

| February 1, 2013 | 1 Comment
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All aboooaaaard! All aboard, and bring your…banjos? About 2000 bluegrass fans, artists and press are taking to the high seas of the Atlantic today, February 1, on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sky, for the maiden voyage of Mountain Song at Sea, the largest bluegrass festival […]

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Tone Poems – Deluxe Edition

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
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David Grisman and his Acoustic Oasis label have just released a digital Deluxe Edition of his classic Tone Poems album, recorded as a set of instrumental duets with Tony Rice in 1993. This was a concept project at the time, designed as an audiophile recording […]

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Free tuition for the Acoustic Music Seminar

| December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Applications are now being accepted for participation in the Acoustic Music Seminar at the 2013 Savannah Music Festival. This five day program for young string players involves hands-on instruction from such noted soloists as Julian Lage, David Grisman, Darol Anger, Jerry Douglas, Bruce Molsky and Rushad […]

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Photos from Grand Targhee Bluegrass

| August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
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The Grand Targhee ski area sits on the west side of Grand Teton National Park, and on a normal winter they get around 500 inches of snow. That is a lot of snow and it is a fun little ski area to enjoy it on […]

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