Monday, 24 January 2011

Old-time music in UK national press

Thanks to Art Menius of the IBMA for sending this news to the IBMA's LBG list: yesterday the Observer newspaper (UK) published 'Across the Appalachians with a banjo', an article by Rose Skelton on finding and learning old-time music in Appalachia. Radio host and banjo teacher Brett Ratliff is quoted as saying:

Kentucky is so diverse. Even from one side of the county to the other, people play music in different ways...

The full article can be read here.