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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.

Favorite Recordings from 2016

Read to see what made my "must listen" list in 2016.  Read more here.