• Roger Brown’s Keynote Condensed

    Yesterday evening Roger Brown, President of the Berklee College of Music, gave a very timely and well thought out Keynote address to kick off the...

  • Bluegrass youth at IBMA

    Last night (9/29), Brance and I ventured out to the late night IBMA showcases and watched a number of exciting young performers. We saw Farewell...

  • On the road again

    Brance and I are on the road, heading for Nashville and the IBMA World Of Bluegrass Convention, where our Richard Thompson is already situated. We hope...

  • Classic Oak titles reissued

    Long-time students of bluegrass instruments will recall with fondness the name Oak Publications, a division of Music Sales that released some fine instructional manuals for...

  • Skaggs to receive honorary degree

    Spring Break usually means a quick sprint to southern beaches for college students eager to escape the grind of their studies. For serious-minded students at...

  • Punch – a review

    This review was written by John McGann, Associate Professor of Strings at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA. A wise friend of mine once...