• Reflection on Byron Berline from Jack Tottle

    Byron was one lovely, friendly, and articulate guy. He was among the most tasteful, talented, and solid fiddle players ever.  It would be hard to think of another bluegrass musician who performed and recorded in more diverse situations. The list is

  • Dr. Richard Blaustein passes

    East Tennessee State University Professor Emeritus Richard Blaustein, a fine old time fiddler, banjo player, and prolific scholar, has passed away after a protracted illness. He was professor of sociology and anthropology at the university and served as the director