Tag: Greg Garrison

Into My Own – Bryan Sutton

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

For a great many years, Bryan Sutton has flown under a lot of people’s radar. Those ‘in the know,’ or closely connected to the acoustic music world, recognized the fiery flatpicker as the first guitar gunslinger with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder in the late ’90s, […]


The Lomax Project

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

On top of dealing with a new baby, Colorado banjo player Jayme Stone has an ambitious new project for next year. Called The Lomax Project, this collaboration of traditional string musicians will travel and record in 2014 in honor of American folklorist and field recordist Alan […]


Album of the Week #32 – Chris Thile’s How To Grow A Woman From The Ground

| February 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

It was announced a few months ago that bluegrass’ own Chris Thile will be awarded a MacArthur genius grant. Congratulations. There isn’t a more deserving artist. But hold your applause. His award is eclipsed by the honor he is receiving this week: An Album Of […]


Exposed Zipper – Expedition Quartet

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jake Schepps and his Expedition Quartet have been making waves with their non-traditional approach to both classical and string band music. As a progressive banjoist, Schepps has the experience of annoying bluegrassers by recording and performing the music of Béla Bartok, while simultaneously irritating hidebound […]


Return of the Salmon

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Eight years is a long time between recordings, but that’s how long it has been since jam grass favorites Leftover Salmon dropped a new album. But that will be remedied May 22 when Aquatic Hitchhiker is released on Los Records. The band is still fronted […]


Jazz and bluegrass meet at Dazzle

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Greg Garrison, former bass player with Punch Brothers and Leftover Salmon, has come up with a fascinating concept for a concert series launching next month in Denver. The idea is to bring note bluegrass/acoustic and jazz musicians together to perform with he and noted trumpet […]