On a fall evening in October 2013, California-based duo Misner & Smith played to a packed house at Seattle's' Empty Sea Studios - a craftsman house turned into a recording studio and listening room. Now, you can experience that concert "better than live" through this HD concert film.
With multiple cameras and CD-quality sound, this episode of Live From Empty Sea brings the intimate listening environment into your living room.
On October 25, 2013, California-based duo Misner & Smith played to a packed house at Seattle's' Empty Sea Studios - a craftsman house turned into a recording studio and listening room. Now, you can experience that concert "better than live" through this HD concert film.
Whether you are an beginner or intermediate banjo player, these techniques will produce positive immediate results!
Beginning Banjo is 110 minutes of easy-to-digest techniques to instantly start your journey into playing the 5-string banjo! Instructor Avram Siegel lends his teaching abilities to many banjo camps in America and overseas. Now, for the first time in this video, he presents all the fundamentals of proper form as well as numerous techniques used by many world famous banjo players.
Learn bluegrass mandolin today! The proper fundamentals are explained in easy-to-follow, step-by-step detail by instructor Tom Bekeny. Tom Illustrates many essential techniques and patterns for any aspiring mandolin player.
Learn tuning, hand placement, picking techniques, scales, syncopation, double stops, chords and tremolo. You will also learn the classic bluegrass songs: "On And On", "Soldier's Joy," "Dark Hollow," and "Old Joe Clark."
No single figure in American music so dominated a genre as did Bill Monroe with bluegrass.
Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music features performances by Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys, Lester Flatt, Emmylou Harris, Paul McCartney, the Osborne Brothers, Dolly Parton, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, John Hartford and a once-in-a-lifetime Blue Grass Boys reunion featuring Del McCoury, Chubby Wise and Bill Keith.
The floodgates have opened and up swims this entertaining and honest film from inside the LoS fambly. Witness one of America's most enduring live music acts of this and the last century... Leftover Salmon! Featuring a cast of thousands and interviews from the likes of Yonder Mountain String Band, String Cheese Incident, Sam Bush, Cracker, Hot Rize, Peter Rowan, Bela Fleck, Leftover Salmon and many others.
Note: The Spankers serve up some raunchy, albeit hilarious, tunes in this program. Parental supervision recommended.
Filmed at The Fez Ballroom in Portland on August 15, 2003, this is a thrilling concert film featuring Christina, Wammo, Stanley, Korey, Paul, Shane, Nevada and Gareth. Top notch camera work and editing along with discreet special effects and a groovy intermission animation make this a musical and visual feast.
Flatfooting with Charmaine Slaven - Music by Charlie Beck:
Flatfooting is a traditional percussive step dance from the Appalachian mountains. It is a living folk tradition that has been spread around the globe by dancers who love the way it feels under their feet.
Deep in the wilds of Southern Appalachia, lifelong moonshiner Popcorn Sutton runs one last batch of true moonshine whiskey. Through the exhausting work of clearing the site, building a rock and clay furnace, brewing corn mash and producing high-proof moonshine, Sutton reveals the craft of traditional distillation, the character of his Scots-Irish ancestors, and a lifetime of memories in the trade.
Polecat blends multiple genres including bluegrass, country, celtic, rock, reggae and world music. The band with four guys and one lady centers around fiddle player Cayley Schmid. Aaron Guest does lead vocals and 12 string, with Jeremy Elliott lead guitar, Richard Reeves on upright bass and Karl Olson on drums. The sense of unity in the band clearly works in their favor as they seem like they've been together since birth. Polecat creates music that makes you want to get up and dance.