• Urge for Going – Dede Wyland

    It’s appropriate that singer Dede Wyland should name her latest Patuxent album Urge for Going. To be sure, it has nothing to do with wanderlust, although Wyland is one of those artists that have helped push bluegrass forward into modern

  • Singing Fundamentals from Dede Wyland

    I’ve been fortunate enough to take singing lessons from Dede Wyland at music camps in two different years. Both times, after absorbing as much as could in five days, I came home energized and excited, only to find a few

  • Dede Wyalnd wins big at The Wammies

    Last night (2/28) saw the presentation of the 24th annual Washington Area Music Association awards at the at the historic State Theatre in Falls Church, VA. This organization exists to highlight the diverse and robust professional music scene in the DC

  • More On Wednesday Night at IBMA

    I heartily second John's comment about being too busy to post showcase reviews in a timely manner. But even if this is late, these bands are still very worthy of mention. As it happens, each of the groups I watched