• Episode#39 – Andy Hall

    Episode #39 continues on the heels of last week's discussion with Chris Pandolfi. This time, we are talking with dobroist/vocalist Andy Hall, also of The Infamous Stringdusters, and a fellow graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Andy

  • Episode#38 – Chris Pandolfi

    Voila!! After much consternation, trial and error, and long distance coaching, it appears that I have successfully uploaded what should have been last week's edition of The GrassCast. My apology for the delay. Hopefully this week's episode will be uploaded

  • Episode#37 – August Watters part 2

    This week we continue our talk with August Watters, who in addition to being an accomplished mandolinist, guitarist and banjo pickers, is also an Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. This week August describes his

  • Episode#36 – August Watters

    Continuing with our education focus, we talk this week with August Watters, who in addition to being an accomplished mandolinist, guitarist and banjo pickers, is also an Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. August describes

  • Episode#35 – Greg Cahill

    This week we start a roughly month long focus on issues relating to bluegrass education, and bringing bluegrass music to young people in the schools. We start with Greg Cahill, who in addition to his work as banjo picker with

  • The Best of 5 Minutes With Wichita Vol. 1

    Podcasting superstar Wichita Rutherford has just opened an online store where you can purchase a DVD of The Best of 5 Minutes With Wichita Vol. 1. The disc features 19 fan favorite interviews and videos from TV and video podcasts,

  • Episode #34 – Donna Hughes

    This is our second week of GrassCast episodes focused on bluegrass songwriters. Episode 34 is a discussion with Donna Hughes, whose song Poor Old Heart was recorded by Alison Krauss & Union Station on the CD Lonely Runs Both Ways.

  • Episode #33 – Mark Brinkman

    For the next two weeks, The GrassCast will focus on bluegrass songwriters. Episode 33 is a discussion with Mark "Brink" Brinkman, whose publishing company, Brinksongs, has been successful getting cuts on projects from Don Rigsby, The Kruger Brothers, Pine Mountain

  • Episode #32 – Alan Bibey

    This week's edition of The GrassCast features a discussion with Alan Bibey of BlueRidge. Alan talks about their new CD, Gettin' Ready, their first for Pinecastle - and their first all-Gospel release - and we include samples of several tunes

  • Episode #31 – Jakub Racek

    Episode #31 of The GrassCast features an interview with Jakub Racek, guitarist, vocalist and primary songwriter for the Czech band, Monogram. This interview was recorded last October during the IBMA convention, the band's first visit to the US. This GrassCast is