• Gathering – Aaron Ramsey

    Aaron Ramsey may be best known for his role as the mandolin player for Mountain Heart, but on his recent solo project, Gathering, he takes on almost every role imaginable within a bluegrass project. Ramsey not only showcases his noteworthy

  • Jimmy Jam to be broadcast live online

    We've written several times this year about Jim VanCleve, Mountain Heart fiddler and noted Nashville producer and session player, and his harrowing brush with dengue hemorrhagic fever in March. Fortunately for all concerned, Jim pulled through after his condition was

  • Jimmy Jam in Nashville August 6

    When we covered the severe health scare that befell Mountain Heart fiddler Jim VanCleve earlier this year, we indicated that a benefit show was in the works. This week it was announced that August 6 is the date when friends

  • Mountain Heart – On Canvas

    Philapdelphia PBS television station WHYY featured Mountain Heart in a recent episode of their On Canvas program. The show features lengthy bits of live video from the band's February 1 performance at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, interspersed with interview clips with

  • Jim VanCleve medical fund established

    We had posted previously about Mountain Heart fiddler and Nashville producer/session player Jim VanCleve, and his recent battle with dengue hemorrhagic fever. Friends and colleagues in Music City have set up a fund to assist Jim and his family with

  • Jim VanCleve heading back home

    Jim VanCleve, Mountain Heart fiddler and busy Nashville session player/producer, is set to return home today from his weekend stay at the Vanderbilt Medical Center. He had been hospitalized on Friday after his white blood count plunged to a dangerous level

  • Jim VanCleve suffering from Dengue Fever

    Jim VanCleve, Mountain Heart fiddler and one of the busiest session players and producers in Nashville, is hospitalized today for a blood transfusion after contracting Dengue Fever during a visit St. Croix last week. The disease is spread by mosquito bites, and fortunately