• RockyGrass report from Jake Schepps

    This Friday RockyGrass report comes from banjo man Jake Schepps, whose banjo album based on the music of Béla Bartok, An Evening In The Village, will be released soon. RockyGrass continually lives up to it's reputation, year after year. It has

  • Free Bartok track from Jake Schepps

    Colorado banjoist Jake Schepps is expecting a Spring 2011 release for his ambitious album of music by 20th century Hungarian composer Béla Bartók. With Christmas approaching, he is offering a free download of one of the tracks, taken from Bartók's

  • A new Bela in the banjo world

    Actually a much older one... Banjoist Jake Schepps is in the studio recording his stringband arrangements of 20th century composer Bela Bartok's music. He will include pieces from the Mikrokosmos, Music for Children, Romanian Folk Dance #1, and 6 of the

  • Expedition Quartet to St. Petersburg

    Colorado banjo player Jake Schepps and his band, Expedition Quartet, have just arrived in Russia. They have been invited to compete in the 1st Annual Terem Crossover in St. Petersburg this week, where they will go up against dozens of

  • Bluegrass and banjos in Borneo

    Ace banjo player Jake Schepps sent along this fascinating report from his recent trip to Borneo with the Jeff and Vida Band, along with some photos and a video. Two weeks ago, the Jeff and Vida Band performed at the 12th annual

  • Banjos in New York City

    We got a note recently from progressive banjoist Jake Schepps, letting us know that he and his Expedition Quartet are heading from Boulder, CO to New York City for this week's Arts Presenters Conference. The annual conference brings together performing