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Kentucky"s bluegrass music

James C. Claypool

Kentucky"s bluegrass music

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Bluegrass music,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Bluegrass musicians

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames C. Claypool
    SeriesImages of America, Images of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3520 .C53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25337208M
    ISBN 100738585610
    ISBN 109780738585611
    LC Control Number2009938221
    OCLC/WorldCa491915068

    Hear live performances from Louisville locals and national touring acts. It goes beyond the hallowed mandolin of Bill Monroe and banjo of the Osborne Brothers to encompass the genres of blues, jazz, rock, gospel, and hip-hop. I liked the female lead a lot, she had a lot of sass and seem to stand her own grounds and it's an agreeable change from all the too dependent women portrayed in romance or chick-lit. The first entry in Music Index mentioning "bluegrass music" directed the reader to "see Country Music; Hillbilly Music" Kretzschmar,p. Traditional bluegrass performers believe the "correct" instrumentation is that used by Bill Monroe's band, the Blue Grass Boys guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and bass. As the Jamestown settlers began to move out into North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia, they wrote songs about day-to-day life in the new land.

    See films, comedy acts, magic shows, and even live on-stage game shows. The music incorporated songs and rhythms from string band, gospel black and whiteblack laborer work song, country, and blues music repertoires. The Festival of the Bluegrass is held every June at the Kentucky Horse Park and considered one of the premier traditional bluegrass festivals in the country. Alison Krauss and Union Station provide a good example of a different harmony stack with a baritone and tenor with a high lead, an octave above the standard melody line, sung by the female vocalist. More information about the history of bluegrass music can be obtained at Wikipedia. Due to this lineage, Bill Monroe is frequently referred to as the "father of bluegrass".

    Bluegrass music is now performed and enjoyed around the world. As Monroe visits his old Kentucky home, now dilapidated and full of memories, the film traces the emergence of bluegrass from Appalachian descendants of Scotch-Irish settlers, and a variety of bluegrass greats. The first entry in Music Index mentioning "bluegrass music" directed the reader to "see Country Music; Hillbilly Music" Kretzschmar,p. The music incorporated songs and rhythms from string band, gospel black and whiteblack laborer work song, country, and blues music repertoires. A bluegrass bass line is generally a rhythmic alternation between the root and fifth of each chordwith occasional walking bass excursions.


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Kentuckys bluegrass music book

Carlton Haney, from Reidsville, North Carolina is credited with envisioning and producing the first weekend-long bluegrass music festival, which was held in Fincastle, Virginia in Louisville is known for producing some of the earliest jug band music, and celebrates the fact with the annual National Jug Band Jubilee in mid-September.

This music was referred to as country music or mountain music. After experimenting with various instrumental combinations, Bill settled on mandolin, banjo, fiddle, guitar, and bass for the core of his band. Banjo players use mainly the three-finger picking style made popular by banjoists such as Earl Scruggs.

Bluegrass, as a distinct musical form, developed from elements of old-time music and traditional music of the Appalachian region of the United States. This vocal arrangement would be the home aspect of the Osbornes' sound with Bobby's high, clear voice at the top of the vocal stack.

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It's exemplified by hip-hop artists like the Nappy Roots and indie folk rockers like the Watson Twins. It goes beyond the hallowed mandolin of Bill Monroe and banjo of the Osborne Brothers to encompass the genres of blues, jazz, rock, gospel, and hip-hop.

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The use of a high lead with the tenor and baritone below it was most famously employed by the Osborne Brothers who first employed it during their time with MGM records in the latter half of the s.

I came across the blurb of "Rhythm and Bluegrass" and decided to give it a try. Radio stations dedicated to bluegrass have also proved influential in advancing the evolution of the style into distinctive subgenres.

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Bill Monroe passed away on September 9,four days before his 85th birthday. But it wasn't called bluegrass back then. The Bluegrass Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers, promoting bluegrass music in Texas.

A nice light summer read I suppose! The topical and narrative themes of many bluegrass songs are highly reminiscent of folk music. The invention of the phonograph and the onset of radio in the early s brought this music out of the mountains and into the homes of people all over the United States.

It is broadcast on local radio station WRVK and a syndicated network of nearly other stations across the United States and Canada every week. The book explores the experiences of immigrant religious groups in the South, also dealing with the reactions of native southerners to the groups arriving in the region.

Ewing, Tom. His arpeggiated, three-finger picking style is now commonplace among banjo players today and his breakneck playing in Monroe's band led to the inclusion of the banjo, along with mandolin and guitar, as the primary instruments of the bluegrass sound.Bluegrass music is a genre of American roots music that developed in the s in the United States Appalachian region.

The genre derives its name from the band Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys. Bluegrass has roots in traditional English, Scottish and Irish ballads and dance tunes, and by traditional African-American blues and jazz. [1]Stylistic origins: Country, English folk, Scottish folk, Irish. Mar 15,  · It is likely that most fans of bluegrass music would concede that no state should be more associated with bluegrass music than Kentucky—and rightly so.

Bluegrass music draws its name from the band that Kentuckian Bill Monroe formed during the late s and s. Bill named his band Bill Monroe and The Blue Grass Boys to honor his home sylvaindez.com: ArcadiaPublishing.

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