• Goat Rodeo from House of Blues on PBS

    Regular readers may recall us posting back in January about acoustic supergroup Goat Rodeo Sessions doing a live concert simulcast to movie theaters across the US. The event was streamed from the House of Blues in Boston on January 31, and

  • The Goat Rodeo Rides Again!

    One of the most talked about recording projects of 2011 was the combining of acoustic greats Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Yo-Yo Ma, and Edgar Meyer for their Goat Rodeo Sessions. It’s not straight bluegrass, but it’s not straight anything else

  • Goat Rodeo does Colbert

    Last night's (11/1) edition of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central included a web-only performance from the Men of the Goat Rodeo: Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan. This quartet has recently released a new album of regional

  • Goat Rodeo Sessions on Leno

    Another important release this week is Goat Rodeo Sessions, a superstar project from Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Yo-Yo Ma which dropped yesterday (10/25) on Sony Masterworks. The group was featured on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night,

  • The Goat Rodeo Sessions

    Anytime you learn that Chris Thile is involved with a new project, you can expect it to be fun-filled and unbounded. Seeing Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan in the lineup suggests an interesting push/pull between the bluegrass, classical and new

  • Fleck, Meyer, Hussain to tour this spring

    Béla Fleck and Edgar Meyer will once again be touring in 2011 with Indian percussionist Zakir Hussain. The trio released a collaborative project in 2009, The Melody Of Rhythm, which is centered around a triple concerto by that name written by

  • Fleck, Meyer and Hussain on NPR

    NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts has a feature up that features an impromptu performance from Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain. This series of short concerts are shot and recorded in the offices of NPR Music, specifically at the desk of

  • Bach and Friends DVD now available

    Bach & Friends... That may sound like a name for a Saturday morning cartoon show, but it's actually a newly released DVD that any fan of the music of J.S. Bach, or of fine acoustic string music in general, will

  • Grassers in Bach and Friends

    What happens when a bluegrass banjo player makes a documentary film about a legendary 18th century composer? The result with Michael Lawrence is Bach and Friends, due for DVD release early in 2010. The film looks at the timeless music of