• Acoustic bass DVD from Barry Bales

    AcuTab is set to release the first instructional DVD for one of the most celebrated pickers in bluegrass music. Barry Bales - A Solid Approach To Acoustic Bass is set for an April 27 release. Bales is well-known for his work

  • Separated at birth?

    Walking through the mall with my wife, I noticed a large poster displayed outside an entertainment store. I did a double take, asking myself why they had such a large poster of Chris Thile sitting out, before I realized it

  • Separated at birth?

    Walking through the mall with my wife, I noticed a large poster displayed outside an entertainment store. I did a double take, asking myself why they had such a large poster of Chris Thile sitting out, before I realized it

  • IBMA Banjo Player of the Year for 2006

    The awards for artists who, on recorded and/or in-person performance during the specified time period, have shown an extraordinary mastery of their instruments. The awards go to the artists. The Banjo Player Of The Year for 2006 is: Jim Mills web site bio audio Review past

  • Episode #28 – Jim Mills

    Episode #28 of The GrassCast features an interview with Jim Mills. This interview was recorded last fall at IBMA. Jim is a member of Ricky Skaggs' band Kentucky Thunder. John and Jim discuss banjos old and new, and recording projects

  • Cuppa ‘Jo – new Huber Banjos CD

    Following up on the critical success of their Team Flathead CD, Huber Banjos is set to release a second volume of recordings featuring popular bluegrass pickers on new Huber Banjos. Where Team Flathead focused on the banjos themselves, with each