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David Bromberg Quintet perform “New Lee Highway Blues”

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

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David Bromberg Quintet – jam clips

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.  

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David Bromberg Quintet – all over the place!

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

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David Bromberg Sings “Come on in My Kitchen”

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.

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David Bromberg Quintet

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

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David Bromberg

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

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Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers w/ Edie Brickell

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

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MerleFest Chairs (last post of this series, I promise!) – #8

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

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Della Mae perform “Turtle Dove” at MerleFest 2013. – #7

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

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MerleFest 2013 video. Great Music. Great Moment. Great Memory!! – #6

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!!

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