After Tony Rice died a year ago on Christmas Day, jam band master Barry Waldrep and music management ace Brian Smith had an idea for a tribute. It was, at the start, a relatively modest plan: Put out Me and My
Blue Railroad Train from Marty Raybon – new Tony Rice tribute album
Barry Waldrep, banjo picker, songwriter, and producer from Alabama, looks to be the first out of the gate with a Tony Rice tribute album since we lost the bluegrass icon last December. He has assembled a large cast of artists
Artist2Artist: Meaning Beyond The Verse
“Right now, I think we need writers who know the difference between the production of a market commodity and the practice of an art.” – Ursula Le Guin There are lyrics which transcend the words that are chosen, rising above the
Artist2Artist: Barry Waldrep – Play Banjo!
Baseball is a game of lineage more so than its other pro-sport peers. Stakeholders of this pastime value a certain overlapping of eras, strategies and philosophies that links together generations of the game. Similarly, stakeholders of bluegrass music value their own