ARTIST INTERVIEW ARCHIVE - K



ARTIST

DATE

SUMMARY

DURATION
 

Kaukonen, Jorma 05/24/2013 Jorma Kaukonen, founding member of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, talks about his odyssey from an old-timey vocalist/guitar player, the influences of Ian Buchanon and experiences at Antioch College, learning to play with bands such as 'Airplane' and 'Hot Tuna', to the evolution of his current 3-finger style technique. As a music teacher and owner of the Fur Peace Ranch, he shares stories about the musical training sessions, jams, concerts, and fun to be had at the ranch.


  1:13:00
Keen, Robert Earl 05/30/2015 Join Steve as he talks to legendary musician Robert Earl Keen about his latest album, 'HAPPY PRISONER - the Bluegrass Sessions' the happy return to his bluegrass roots, the talenterd musicians that came together and the song selections including upated versions of many old standard bluegrass tunes.


  0:30:44
Keith, Bill 01/12/2013 Legendary banjo player and musical genius and mechanical engineer talks about playing the ukelele, the piano, and finding the banjo, the influences of Monroe, Reno, and Scruggs on his playing style, and how he designed his famous 'D' tuners. He also plays some examples of various styles and techniques 'live' during the interview illustrating right and left hand methods used in playing fiddle tunes, finishing with stories of playing with Bill Monroe.


  1:13:00
Kelley, Irene 07/03/2016 Irene Kelley stops by WOBO to do a live performance and chat with Steve about her latest album, 'These Hills', that has immediately topped the Bluegrass record charts and talk about the various artists on the album

  0:14:41
King, James 03/02/2013 Hints at new album coming around June, discusses influences on his music and style, comments on wife Julie King.


  0:16:38
King, James 01/04/2014 Steve talks to James King shortly after the Grammy nomination announcement for his album, "3 Chords and the Truth." James shares his excitement over the nomination, how the album was put together, and how he heard about the nomination from a late night phone call from his producer while shopping at Walmart, and details about 'red carpet' affair coming soon.


  0:18:07

King, James
with Sonny Osborne

01/04/2014 Steve conferences in Sonny Osborne with Grammy nominee, James King to discuss their mutual love for the music. Sonny praises James for his hard work and well deserved nomination. Both of them remember playing on stage together and collaborating with other great artists of the past. James shares his deep appreciation for the Osborne Brothers and their influence on his career.

  0:12:37
Knowlton, Bill 08/09/2014 Steve grabs Bill Knowlton, the Mayor, the Deacon and Toastmaster General of Bluegrass Music, backstage at Grey Fox to talk about his 42 year history of doing bluegrass radio, the 13 festivals he emcees, and the stories about the young people coming into the genre totay, and the talent they are bringing.

  0:23:35
       

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