Bluegrass Albums of 2016

Here is my list of Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2016. Of course, your kilometreage will vary: I once received a perplexing, cranky email from the father of a fairly prominent bluegrasser whose album I didn’t include on such a list several years ago. For those such inclined, I repeat—these are my favourite bluegrass albums of the… Continue reading Bluegrass Albums of 2016

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Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2016

Over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass (and eventually I will cross-post here) I have meticulously and expertly (!) compiled my list of my favourite bluegrass album of the year 2016. Please realize, these are my favourite bluegrass albums meaning, a) your list may be different, b) I don’t pretend to know what is best, and c)… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2016

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Sam Bush- Storyman review

Sam Bush Storyman Sugar Hill Sam Bush, it can be argued, is the most significant mandolin player of the last fifty years. From his groundbreaking work with the New Grass Revival and his expansive slate of collaborations in bluegrass, country, folk, and beyond, to his extensive catalogue of innovative solo album excellence and acceptance as… Continue reading Sam Bush- Storyman review

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Chris Daniels- Better Days

Over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass, I’ve posted my review of Chris Daniels’ recent album Better Days. Not a bluegrass album, it contains a healthy dose of New Grass Revival-inspired music, including several tracks featuring NGR circa 1985. I had never heard of Daniels before hearing this album. While the NGR connection is what captured my… Continue reading Chris Daniels- Better Days

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Sam Bush- Videos Around Me

I recently received an email from Patrick at Lotos Nile bringing to my attention a series of videos being regularly uploaded to the Sam Bush site. Circles Around Me is an amazing acoustiblue and bluegrass album, and my reivew of it appears at https://fervorcoulee.wordpress.com/2010/01/09/sam-bush-circles-around-me/. Well worth buying. Many of the clips are performances of songs from… Continue reading Sam Bush- Videos Around Me

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