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Earl Scruggs died last week and though not a Kentucky boy, his banjo playing was so elemental to what we now know as bluegrass that it defines our indigenous music. There is much more that defined the man, but most important is the hard picking banjo...
email@example.comDarrin Vincent doesn't remember a time when he wasn't performing music. He was 2 years old, singing onstage as well as on radio and television with his parents and sister Rhonda. It's just what he did growing up, Vincent said. It's also what Jamie Dailey,...
Centre College's Kentucky Music Ensemble will be featured Wednesday at Community Arts Center's Lunch with the ArtsCommunity Arts Center Marketing DirectorWednesday’s Lunch with the Arts series continues at Centre College this week featuring Centre College’s popular Kentucky Music Ensemble, who will perform music from three traditional genres — ballads, old-time music and bluegrass, as...
The Paschall Brothers, an a cappella gospel quartet based in Chesapeake with ties to Newport News, has won a prestigious prize from the National Endowment for the Arts. The group, led by the Rev. Tarrence Paschall, will receive one of nine 2012 NEA...
Bill Monroe, the man widely acknowledged as the father of bluegrass music, was in search of a new banjo player for his famed Blue Grass Boys when a young musician turned up backstage at Nashville's celebrated Ryman Auditorium during a 1945 Grand Ole...
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Levon Helm is most widely known for the songs he sang that found their way onto the pop charts during his long tenure as drummer and singer for the Band: "Up On Cripple Creek," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Don't Do It," earthy and infectious...
Lehigh Valley MusicBanjo extraordinaire Tony Trischka was certainly that – extraordinary – at Listen Live! Music’s final show Saturday at the location at which it was founded Upper Milford Township Municipal Center. But what made the show so enjoyable...
Pop & HissEarl Scruggs: Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs has died at 88....
Pop & HissRemembering bluegrass banjo player Earl Scruggs, who died on Wednesday at age 88. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts explores the legendary American musician's influence....
Pop & HissEarl Scruggs created a foundation for progressive musicians to build on. Bela Fleck is an example of one who took the banjo to new heights because of what Earl Scruggs created before him....
Soundboard Music Blog - Orlando SentinelWith apologies to Les Paul, Eric Clapton or any other guitar hero you could name, it would be well nigh impossible to find anyone who singularly became identified with a musical genre and a particular instrument more than Earl Scruggs. Scruggs and his...
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