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The Seldom Scene

Since their inception in 1971, the Seldom Scene have thrived on playing bluegrass just a little differently than everybody else. If various other bands utilized a fiddler, the Seldom Picture utilized a Dobro; if others relied on previous standards, the Rarely Picture played rock and roll classics like J.J. Cale’s …

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New Tradition

New Tradition is usually a bluegrass outfit that’s firmly rooted in the gospel. The group arrived together in the first ’80s using the purpose of staying a regional trend. However, New Custom soon discovered itself playing 200-plus displays a season and moving many copies of their albums. Over time, the …

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Nothin’ Fancy

Created in 1994 in Lexington, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Nothin’ Fancy performs clean, down-home bluegrass that ranges from traditionals to rootsy Americana and from moody folk to energetic barn-burners. The group, composed of vocalist/songwriter Mike Andes on mandolin, guitars, and vocals; Gary Farris on acoustic guitar; Tony Shorter …

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Rani Arbo

Through the entire ’90s, Boston-based singer/fiddler Rani Arbo led the critically-acclaimed acoustic origins band Salamander Crossing. Following the group’s swan track, 2000’s Henry Road: A Retrospective, Arbo pursued a single profession with her support music group Daisy Mayhem. Cocktail Golf swing, a assortment of pop, jazz, and nation songs provided …

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Ralph Stanley II

Imagine needing to surpass a father’s legacy which includes 55 years spent near the top of a very open public profession, plus much more than 100 recordings. Those are some large shoes to fill up when the daddy is certainly Ralph Stanley, a bluegrass large who basically shines in the …

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Jim Nunally

Jim Nunally, a local of the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Bay Area, may be the third-generation guitarist in his family members, following a dad and grandfather who passed on a like for the device. Primarily a program musician, Nunally was highlighted in the CBS tv particular Snoopy’s Reunion playing the …

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Phil Leadbetter

Phil Leadbetter (b. March 31, 1962, Knoxville, TN), lengthy known for his helping roles in a variety of traditional bluegrass rings, began playing skillfully when he was just 14. Leadbetter arrived some amazing gigs that initial year, earning employment at what’s today Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN, aswell as performing …

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Marley’s Ghost

Marley’s Ghost can be an eclectic device steeped in from gospel to bluegrass to old-time to Celtic to nation — even reggae. The group originally emerged jointly in 1986 when Danny Wheetman was asked by his friend Ed Littlefield Jr. to focus on a single work in Littlefield’s studio room …

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Jesse Brock

Bowling Green, KY’s Jesse Brock is usually a learn of the original bluegrass mandolin, with pure and upbeat selecting on both dazzling originals and familiar addresses. Brock, given birth to July 18, 1972 in Decatur, IL, continues to be associated with bluegrass for pretty much his lifetime. At age group …

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Josh Graves

Uncle Josh Graves revolutionized the part from the Dobro in nation and bluegrass. An extraordinarily gifted musician renowned for his moving syncopated technique and amazing acceleration, his seminal recordings as an associate of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs’ Foggy Hill Boys founded the resonator acoustic guitar as an important element …

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