I started making videos just to see if the new technology worked for me. Once I decided they were a pretty good way to share bluegrass music, it became inevitable that I would have to start a You Tube channel of my own. When I bought a low priced HD camcorder and began to learn to make titles, we started getting serious about including video as a part of our effort to communicate the part of the bluegrass world we live in. I say “we,” because my long suffering wife, Irene, has become an…Continue
Posted on November 13, 2013 at 5:30am
Posted on October 1, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment
Below is a re-post of my preview of IBMA's World of Bluegrass annual convention to be held in Raleigh, NC from September 24 - 28, 2013. Judged by its scope and schedule, this should be the premier bluegrass event in the country from every perspective. Take a look at the preview to see if you agree.
Imagine a great tree. Perhaps…Continue
Posted on September 4, 2013 at 6:00am — 1 Comment
I watched The History of the Eagles film with huge fascination on Showtime a few weeks ago. Beyond the interpersonal conflicts, the lifestyle of a rock band, and the nostalgia of so many songs I remember with pleasure from the 70's despite my not having been a fan, the film scratched an itch that's been bouncing around in my head for months. There was lots of talk about defining themselves and refining themselves into the band…Continue
Posted on August 14, 2013 at 9:00am — 3 Comments