Tag Archives: bluegrass
Want a perfect ROAD TRIP song?????? This song originated from DB and his Big Band’s 1974 LP, “Wanted Dead or Alivel”. To die-hard fans, the album remains a classic. FYI, it has been released as a CD several times − … Continue reading
Here are 4 clips from some instrumental jams performed by the David Bromberg Quintet at the High Point Theater in High Point, North Carolina, on November 2, 2013.
David Bromberg is an extraordinary musician/instrumentalist, singer and songwriter who plays bluegrass, blues, folk, jazz, country and western, and rock and roll. His eclectic blend of music is hard to describe, he said. “It’s fun. It’s roots, or Americana, for … Continue reading
This song originated from his 1976 double LP, “How Late’ll Ya Play ’til”. It sounds as perfect today as it did then. Check out his discography – outstanding tunes from each.
More DBQ… In the words of the New York Times, Bromberg “has such control of his audience that he can, at one moment, hold it in his hand with a tender, touching yet funny anecdotal song, and then set it … Continue reading
Last Saturday at the High Point Theater, we saw David and his Quintet and it took me back to some of the last, and finest, times I saw him (repeatedly in as many western cities as I could garner) around … Continue reading
The Saturday night concert at War Memorial Auditorium brought Rangers’ Graham Sharp (banjo) back to his hometown along with fellow North Carolinian bandmates Woody Platt (vocals, guitar), Mike Guggino (mandolin), Nicky Sander (fiddle), and Charles Humphrey (upright bass). Having won … Continue reading
You’d think photographing musicians and bands playing endlessly throughout the day from 13 different stages, add a little strolling around the shopping tents, and grabbing a meal now and then, that I’d have nothing else to do, right? Wrong! Boredom actually … Continue reading
This year, the MerleFest crowds were introduced to Boston-based band, Della Mae, whose new album, “This World Oft Can Be” will be released on May 28. (Their self-released first album, “I Built This Heart”, made an impressive debut). From the … Continue reading
The Greencards, featuring young Jonah Horton on mandolin. In my #5 part of this series, I shared some images. Now, watch him work!! Jam on!!