• ResoSummit in Nashville 11/07

    Rob Ickes has announced a four day resophonic guitar summit in Nashville this fall. Billed as ResoSummit, it will include workshops and performances, and a hands-on experience is promised for all students. Instructors tapped to participate in addition to Rob are

  • Andy Hall remembers Uncle Josh

    Here is another remembrance of Uncle Josh Graves, who passed away last Saturday in Nashville. This one is from Andy Hall, dobro player with The Infamous Stringdusters. His influence on me, and all Dobro players can't be overstated. I've spent many hours

  • IBMA Wednesday Showcase Photos

    Here is a gallery of photos from the Wednesday Showcases, both official and after hours, here at IBMA 2006. Photos by Tami Roth © 2006 Jeremy Garrett Chris Pandolfi Andy Hall Chris Eldridge Jesse Cobb Chris Pandolfi Downhill Bluegrass Band Frankie Nagle Audie Blaylock Michael Cleveland The Lovell Sisters Rhonda Vincent Donica Christensen Daughters of

  • 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

  • The Stringdusters – powerful stuff

    One of the more powerful impressions I took away from IBMA 2004 was the performance of Wheel House, a young band I caught in an evening showcase. I had come to see them primarily because of Chris Pandolfi, an extremely