Tag: Yo-Yo Ma

And the Bluegrass Grammy for 2013 goes to…

| February 10, 2013 | 1 Comment
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Congratulations to Steep Canyon Rangers, whose Nobody Knows You album was just announced as the winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for the Best Bluegrass Album. The Goat Rodeo Sessions (Yo Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan) was awarded the Best Folk Album […]

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Goat Rodeo on PBS available online

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
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If you missed the live Goat Rodeo Sessions concert that was broadcast on PBS May 25 – or if you would like to see it again – the video is now available online. The show was recorded live at the House of Blues in Boston […]

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Goat Rodeo from House of Blues on PBS

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Regular readers may recall us posting back in January about acoustic supergroup Goat Rodeo Sessions doing a live concert simulcast to movie theaters across the US. The event was streamed from the House of Blues in Boston on January 31, and also filmed by WGBH TV […]

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The Goat Rodeo Rides Again!

| March 14, 2012 | 1 Comment
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One of the most talked about recording projects of 2011 was the combining of acoustic greats Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Yo-Yo Ma, and Edgar Meyer for their Goat Rodeo Sessions. It’s not straight bluegrass, but it’s not straight anything else either except good acoustic music. […]

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Goat Rodeo Sessions live at a theater near you

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Goat Rodeo Sessions, a stunning joint project from Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan and Edgar Meyer, will be coming to a theater near you – via Fathom Events and the magic of simultaneous broadcast. A live show on Tuesday, January 31, at Boston’s House […]

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Billboard bluegrass

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
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What do Alison Krauss, comedian/actor/novelist/art buff Steve Martin, classical cellist Yo-Yo Ma, classic rocker Tommy Shaw, and country star Dierks Bentley have in common? And what does that list have in common with Trampled by Turtles, Steve Ivey, Dr. Elmo (he of Grandma Got Run […]

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Goat Rodeo does Colbert

| November 2, 2011 | 1 Comment
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Last night’s (11/1) edition of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central included a web-only performance from the Men of the Goat Rodeo: Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan. This quartet has recently released a new album of regional music, with the unlikely […]

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Goat Rodeo Sessions on Leno

| October 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

Another important release this week is Goat Rodeo Sessions, a superstar project from Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Yo-Yo Ma which dropped yesterday (10/25) on Sony Masterworks. The group was featured on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night, joined by Aoifé O’Donovan who […]

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The Goat Rodeo Sessions

| August 25, 2011 | 2 Comments

Anytime you learn that Chris Thile is involved with a new project, you can expect it to be fun-filled and unbounded. Seeing Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan in the lineup suggests an interesting push/pull between the bluegrass, classical and new acoustic genres. And finding the […]

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