• The Peregrines make it to Denmark

    This post is a contribution from Grant Gordy, guitarist with a new Transatlantic bluegrass experiment, currently on tour in Europe called The Peregrines. The guys will be sending us occasional reports as their tour progresses. To start off, I had a fantastic welcome to

  • Introducing the Peregrines

    This post is a contribution from Joe Walsh, mandolinist and manager of a new Transatlantic bluegrass experiment, currently on tour in Europe called The Peregrines. Joe and the rest of the guys will be sending us occasional reports as their

  • Three new videos from Mr. Sun

    Mr. Sun is a contemporary string band based in Boston featuring Darol Anger, fiddle virtuoso in most every style, along with a trio of youngsters: mando monster Joe Walsh, flatpicker extraordinaire Grant Gordy, and bass wizard Ethan Jodziewicz. They perform a

  • Jake Schepps Quintet – Entwined

    As sure a sign as any that bluegrass has reached a level of real maturity and acceptance as a contemporary art form is the number of cross genre projects that have been produced of late. Ryan Cavanaugh on banjo with Bill

  • Grant Gordy leaves David Grisman

    Grant Gordy, guitarist with the David Grisman Quintet, has shared a statement with us following his decision to leave the group. After six incredibly fortunate years as guitarist with the legendary David Grisman Quintet/Sextet, I am moving on and focusing on

  • Schepps’ Quintet debuts Flatiron this weekend

    Saturday, December 1, marks the debut of Flatiron, a new musical piece by Marc Mellits. It is a modern classical work written for traditional string band instrumentation, and will be performed by Jake Schepps & the Expedition Quintent on December 1 at

  • Red Prairie Dawn at Sore Fingers

    Folks stateside may not be familiar with Sore Fingers Week, a major annual event on the bluegrass calendar in the UK. It's a week long camp offering instruction in bluegrass and old time music, bringing teachers from across Europe and

  • Exposed Zipper – Expedition Quartet

    Jake Schepps and his Expedition Quartet have been making waves with their non-traditional approach to both classical and string band music. As a progressive banjoist, Schepps has the experience of annoying bluegrassers by recording and performing the music of Béla Bartok,

  • Expedition Quartet on NPR

    Experimental banjoist Jake Schepps and his Expedition Quartet are featured in a new edition of Tiny Desk Concerts at NPR.org. They perform music from their recent album, An Evening In The Village, which includes new arrangements of the music of Béla

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