• Ron Block upcoming solo CD

    Over the weekend I came across a post on Ron Block's website stating that overdubs are almost complete on what appears to be a new solo project from Ron. Overdubs continue in my basement studio. I'm looking to finish all my

  • Jerry Douglas’ IBMA Kenote Address online

    One of the events we discussed here on Bluegrass Today during IBMA week in Nashville last month was Jerry Douglas' Keynote Address to the organization on September 25. As I mentioned in that post: His address seemed to focus on three basic

  • Marty Raybon’s Chicken and Pickin’

    Last night John and I attended a showcase hosted by Marty Raybon and his band Full Circle. The show was a media event, by invitation only, designed to generate the kind of post I'm writing right now. While I've known

  • IBMA Keynote address from Jerry Douglas

    Last night's Keynote Address, traditionally offered on the first night of the IBMA World Of Bluegrass convention, was delivered by Jerry Douglas. His address seemed to focus on three basic themes: bluegrass music is in good shape, it is being noticed

  • Little Green Footballs and bluegrass

    We found a reference to Jerry Douglas and Alison Krauss on a widely read blog, known primarily for political comment and discussion. The blog has the unlikely name of Little Green Footballs, and it is consistently ranked as a Higher

  • Alison Krauss – Voice like an angel

    The Arizona Daily Star has a story online about Alison Krauss' recent grammy win. The article is focused mainly on Jerry Douglas and his contributions to Union Station and dobro playing in general. They have a lot of quotes from

  • Whiskey Lullaby – CMA Song of the Year

    I just spoke with Dave Carney. Dave is in New York City celebrating with his boss Keith Urban who won two awards from the CMA earlier this evening. It was loud wherever he was so we didn't speak for long,

  • Koch Nashville – wha’s up?

    Over the past few days here at IBMA, we've had occasion to speak with a number of the people who have been affected by the closing of Koch Record's Nashville division. What we are being told is that of the

  • The Best Kept Secret is out today!

    Jerry Douglas' new CD The Best Kept Secret is a secret no longer. Today is the official release date for the latest CD from dobro master Jerry Douglas. I've posted about this previously, but just wanted to remind everyone that