In this weekly podcast Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine editor, Dan Miller, interviews bluegrass musicians. Both the new up-and-coming artists and the bluegrass legends are featured.
Bluegrass Unlimited Podcast with Tim Stafford
Our podcast interview today features guitar player, singer and songwriter Tim Stafford. Tim is well known in bluegrass music for his work with Blue Highway and for his talent as a songwriter. He the co-author of the Tony Rice biography Still Inside: The Tony Rice Story. Today we talk with Tim about his relationship with Tony Rice, his newest solo CD, his upcoming release with Steve Gulley, and much more. You will also hear a couple of cuts off of Tim’s newest solo album Tunes & Ballands.
Bluegrass Unlimited Podcast with Carl Jackson
Our podcast interview today features multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, record producer and all around great guy Carl Jackson. We talk with Carl about his time spent playing on the road with Jim & Jesse, his touring with Glen Campbell, his songwriting, the new Carl Jackson documentary film, and his work on a number of Grammy-winning record projects. You will also hear some cuts off of two of those projects.
Bluegrass Unlimited Podcast with Mike Scott
Our podcast interview today features banjo player Mike Scott. Today we will talk with Mike about his time spent playing on the road with Jim & Jesse, his work with Ronnie Reno, and playing with his own band. We will also discuss some of Mike’s CDs and instructional material for banjo and you’ll get to hear a couple of cuts from Mike’s recordings. We hope you enjoy the Mike Scott podcast.
Bluegrass Unlimited Podcast with Mike Compton
This podcast episode features Monroe-style mandolin master Mike Compton. Today we talk with Mike about his time spent in John Hartford’s band, his work on The John Hartford Fiddle Tune Project, Volume 1, his involvement with the Monroe Mandolin Camp, his CD with Norman Blake titled Gallop to Georgia, his work with Joe Newberry, and more. You’ll also get to hear cuts from the Gallop to Georgia CD and a live recording with Joe Newberry.
Bluegrass Unlimited Podcast with Matt Combs
Our podcast interview today features fiddler Matt Combs. Matt has performed with a long list of Nashville’s top bluegrass and country artists and was a protege of John Hartford. We talk with Matt today about his work compiling the book John Hartford’s Mammoth Collection of Fiddle Tunes and his work producing the Grammy Nominated album The John Hartford Fiddle Tune Project Volume 1.
Stuart Duncan Podcast
Our podcast interview today features fiddle maestro Stuart Duncan. A long time member of the Nashville Bluegrass Band, Stuart has also played on nearly 900 recordings in multiple genres working as a session musician. Today I will talk with Stuart about his participation in the Sturgill Simpson Cuttin’ Grass projects, his early years playing bluegrass in California, his session work, the recent passing of Tony Rice, and much more.