Colin O’Brien is an anomaly. Colin O’Brien is a folk singing, guitar playing, fiddling banjo picker who is making a living doing what he loves, in Nashville. Remember the old joke; Son:”Mom I want to be a banjo picker when […]
Tricia Spencer is a born fiddler. It’s in her blood, having been born to successive generations of fiddlers.Tricia Spencer is well known across the country for her craft. She can fiddle all styles but her specialty these days, and her […]
Harmonic Resonance. It’s when tones come together to produce a vibration with sustain. A good vibration. I once attended a finger-style guitar workshop for beginners, hosted by National Finger-style Guitar Champ Pat Kirkley. Pat began by talking about tuning. He […]
Folk School? St. Louis, home of the Blues? That’s right. In a world that is dominated by high tech gadgets, a fast paced world where everyone needs to get there first, there are some who realize the importance of recognizing […]
If you follow Roots music in the Old Time Country arena, then you’ve surely heard of Rural Grits Records and the Wilders. The Wilders hailed from Kansas City for 15 years, touring the country and the world, creating a loyal, […]
“Play it like it was wrote, boys,” Bill Monroe said. “We never verbalized about an arrangement and the only requirement for a song to be in the band repertoire was that one person could perform it all the way through.” […]
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