A rare 1880’s sound print, capturing a single tune played by a traveling band of black fiddlers and banjoists at a remote Texas cow-town, was the origin of this haunting work. This musical anomaly lay forgotten in the desert sands of time until the 3hattrio unearthed it and began working to restore its spirit.
Adam Moss performs his song "Stolichnaya" with friends around the bonfire.
Filmed at Miles of Music Camp on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire. Audio & Video by Jacob Blumberg for Mason Jar Music.
Jolliff (mandolin) & Barnett (fiddle) give their own unique spin to the Bill Monroe classic. Recorded live at Beehive Productions in Saranac Lake, NY in October, 2014.
Forlorn Strangers is a Nashville, TN based Americana quintet, with members hailing from the great states of Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania & Minnesota. The band is comprised of five songwriters, each having their own distinct sounds & styles that blend into one cohesive voice. Their music is rooted in family harmonies & flavored with guitars, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, & foot stomping percussion.
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.
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.
So Long Seven performs richly textured acoustic music that brings their diverse influences into a distinctly Canadian voice. At once spirited and meditative, So Long Seven is creating a seamless blend using the tabla, banjo, violin and acoustic guitar to perform their original music.
Roots is proud to premiere this fine music video, featuring The Bills at home on Southern Vancouver Island.
Jolliff (mandolin) & Barnett (fiddle) perform the popular jazz standard with a bluegrass twist. Recorded live at Beehive Productions in Saranac Lake, NY in October, 2014.
An original tune performed by 2012 National mandolin champion Jake Jolliff and fiddle empresario Mike Barnett. Recorded live at Beehive Productions in Saranac Lake, NY in October, 2014.