• My Hope Is In The Lord – Jacob Underwood

    Jacob Underwood's solo projects have always been centered around a theme. His debut album, The Banjo Files, captured his prowess on the five string, while 2020s As Time Goes By demonstrated his creative bluegrass interpretations of 1930s-1950s pop hits. Underwood's

  • As Time Goes By – Jacob Underwood

    Many bluegrass albums are touted as solo records, particularly when an artist who is best known as part of a popular band steps out on their own. However, As Time Goes By, the newest album from Jacob Underwood, banjo player

  • Once In A While from Jacob Underwood

    Bluegrass music has been around long enough - 74 years by general consensus - that there is room for artists and touring acts to dig into its rich heritage for retrospective looks and sounds. A number of bands have been

  • Only Forever single from Jacob Underwood

    A prominent trend in bluegrass, which was demonstrated last week during the World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, is the number of bands going for a classic throwback look and sound, bringing back music from an earlier era. Turning out

  • The Banjo Files – Jacob Underwood

    The banjo is arguably the core of bluegrass music. For many folks, it’s the key to whether or not a song or album can be considered bluegrass. I’ve heard many a traditionalist despair that it’s been all downhill since Manzanita.

  • The Banjo Files video from Jacob Underwood

    Young Jacob Underwood, banjo picker for Illinois' Bluegrass Express, has released a video overview of his new solo project, The Banjo Files. The album features Jacob's crisp traditional-style banjo on ten tracks mixing a few of his original tunes with some

  • B-5 from Jacob Underwood

    Plum River Records has released a debut single from The Banjo Files, an upcoming album from banjo picker Jacob Underwood. It's a tune of his called B-5, which features Jacob on banjo and guitar, with Ron Stewart on fiddle, Sierra Hull