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Bluegrass Rambles

Everything you need to know about bluegrass, whatever that is

Ted is an IBMA-nominated music writer who travels to bluegrass festivals with his wife and picks guitar in as many jams as he can.

Bluegrass Rambles

Everything you need to know about bluegrass, whatever that is

Ted is an IBMA-nominated music writer who travels to bluegrass festivals with his wife and picks guitar in as many jams as he can.

How the Seldom Scene Remains a Renewable Resource

I first saw the Scene in the 70's at outdoor festivals.  Four decades later when I saw them again in 2015 the current band is just as good in their own way.  Same great harmonies.  My only regret back in the 70's is making an ass of myself by getting up near the stage and hollering out requests between songs.  Low class.

Remarkable, isn't it? Constant renewal with music as well as personnel is a crucial piece of it, along with continuity unheard of in other bands. Perhaps there's greater equity in financial reward for band members, as there seems to be no "owner" to take the great majority of the rewards. Or am I missing something?