Tuesday, June 21 2011
You are at Bonnaroo. You do not sleep. You are not a wimp.
Wednesday, June 23 2010
Two young Kentucky natives collaborate with producer Yim Yames to protest mountaintop removal coal mining. Don't worry--it's much prettier than that sounds.
Wednesday, April 29 2009
Like a prodigal son, the banjo returns to Africa. Celebration -- in the form of kickass music -- ensues.
Sunday, April 19 2009
Béla Fleck didn't ask to be the Avatar of the New American Culture (avatars never do). He happened to be in the right place at the right time with a banjo and a digital recorder. The remaining dots are ours to connect, and we've begun to connect them.
Sunday, January 11 2009
Steve Martin, Sufjan Stevens, and Kermit the Frog all know it and you should, too: the banjo is hands-down the coolest instrument out there.
Wednesday, October 29 2008
An overpolite meeting between a great jazz trio and batch of six-string slingers.