126 – Preserving Bluegrass for the Next Generation
Meet Jeremy Stephens and his wife Corrina Rose Logston who make up 2/5 of the band High Fidelity. Along with Kurt Stephenson, Vickie Vaughn, and Daniel Amick, they’re working to preserve the traditional sounds of America’s cultural music known as Bluegrass. They’ve released their 2nd album “Banjo Player’s Blues” on Rebel Records, and they visit us in the studio to discuss the making of the project, how they scoured thru stacks and stacks of old recordings (some going back to the 1940s), and what it was like to be in the studio with the oldest active member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jesse McReynolds.
Music included on this podcast episode is from High Fidelity’s album “Banjo Player’s Blues”, and includes the cuts:
“Old Home Place”
“Turkey In The Straw”
“Feudin’ Banjos” (a rendition of the original 1955 version by Arthur Smith and Don Reno)
High Fidelity’s albums can be found on Rebel Records (www.rebelrecords.com)
Social Media for High Fidelity can be found at:
Facebook: High Fidelity Bluegrass
Instagram: High Fidelity Bluegrass
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