• Vassar Clements Holiday Band DVD

    Alan Dalton wrote in recently to let us know about a DVD release of the last recorded performance of fiddle legend, Vassar Clements. The recording took place in Athens, Georgia on December 18, 2004. The performance featured Clement's Holiday Band;

  • Vassar Clements, Tony Rice live CD

    When the audience at Randy Wood's Concert Hall awaited the start of the Vassar Clements and Tony Rice concert back in December of 2004, they had every expectation of seeing a fabulous performance. Some may have known that the show

  • Video of Vassar in the studio

    And speaking of Vassar Clements... Ampersand Records has made some video footage of Vassar in the studio available on their web site. It is a fairly large file, but does offer a memorable glimpse of a master at work. This

  • Jubilation Rising: Kissimmee Kid

    Randy Sparkman has a piece up on his website Jubilation Rising about Vassar Clements. The piece contains some good historical information and is very well written. here's a short excerpt that I liked. Playing a violin is like spending time with

  • Vassar Clements tribute podcast

    The recent passing of fiddling legend Vassar Clements has left us all a little blue. I was in the studio working with Larry Keel and his brother Gary when Vassar left us. I got Larry to tell a story about

  • Vassar Clements, 1928-2005

    1d7 It is with great sadness that we note that Vassar Clements, legendary fiddler and dear friend to many people in bluegrass music, passed away this morning at 8:35 am. Bluegrass Today extends our deepest sympathies to Vassar's family and his

  • Vassar Clements’ health failing

    This is a sad time for bluegrass as legendary fiddler Vassar Clements struggles with cancer. This was posted on Vassar's website yesterday. It is with great sadness we must report to you Vassar's current health situation. Last week, the doctor had