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Jody Stecher: Playing From the Heart

When it comes to folk, old-time, and bluegrass music, there are few players that can compete with Jody Stecher. Since the 1960s, Stecher and his recordings have been credited by an entire generation of players from David Bromberg to David Grisman for introducing them to those original songs and music. Read more here.

Steve Sorensen: Finding His Own Path

Steve Sorensen talks about the nature of innovation in mandolin design and staying true to yourself. Read more here.

Rhiannon Giddens: Freedom Highway

Rhiannon Giddens's sophomore effort is a heartfelt triumph. Read more here.