• Jerusalem Ridge video from the O’Connors

    Mark and Maggie O'Connor have released a second video from their upcoming Duo CD, Mark's arrangement of the classic Bill Monroe tune, Jerusalem Ridge. This is one that bluegrass fans know well, though Mark refers to it in his notes as Jerusalem’s

  • Treetop Angel from Wisewater

    Here's a brand new Christmas song, written by Jim Shirey of the acoustic trio Wisewater. Jim plays guitar with the group, which also features Mark O'Connor's son Forrest on mandolin and vocals, and Kate Lee on fiddle and vocals. The song is

  • Fiddlers 20 from Fiddler magazine

    Fiddler magazine has come up with a unique way to celebrate their 20th year of publishing. They have released a retrospective CD/book package called Fiddlers 20 which includes transcriptions and recordings by 20 artists featured in the magazine over that same

  • Mark O'Connor video from The New Yorker

    Fiddle virtuoso Mark O'Connor has been showing up everywhere of late. He is on the cover of the September 2009 issue of Strings Magazine, and received a profile in the September 7 edition of The New Yorker's Talk Of The Town

  • John Hartford compilation from Rounder

    Rounder is preparing to release a compilation project of John Hartford's music on September 22. Entitled, Good'le Days: Essential Recordings, the new CD is part of Rounder's budget-minded Perfect 10 Series, each of which includes ten tracks from an important Rounder

  • Strings profiles Mark O'Connor

    Strings magazine has just released a nice profile piece on fiddler/violinist Mark O'Connor. The article only briefly covers O'Connor's past, with the bulk of the content focused on his current and future projects. Among these are his continued involvement with music