Required Listening: Strength in Numbers, The Telluride Sessions

01.18.2012 Listening

This Required Listening post is by Penny Mattern ——————————— Strength in Numbers made only one recording, in 1998. They are (in alphabetical order) Sam Bush (mandolin), Jerry Douglas (dobro), Bela Fleck (banjo), Edgar Meyer (bass), and Mark O’Connor (violin), each of whom is recognized as a virtuoso player at the top of his field. And [...]

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Required Listening: Great Music Albums You May Be Missing From Your Favorite Genre

01.04.2012 Listening

Are you an educated listener? Or are you like one of those picky eaters, someone who can and will only eat hot dogs and mac and cheese? Educated listeners and music lovers, even those with very narrow musical interests, can know and  appreciate the definitive classics in their favorite genre. If you don’t explore, it’s [...]

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