Jayme Stone’s Folklife – Sea Island spirituals, Creole calypsos and stomp-down Appalachian dance tunes

Jayme Stone has started a new project at kickstarter. The funding will end on Februray 7th, 2017. Jayme Stone’s Folklife With spellbinding singing and virtuosic playing, this album blows the dust off of old songs and remakes them for modern ears. “Jayme Stone’s Folklife” follows the bends and bayous through the deep river of song, […]

Troise and his Mandoliers / Banjoliers – Historical Mandolin Orchestra Recordings

Pasquale Troise (1895 – 1957) was born in Naples in 1895. He came to Great Britan during the 1920, first as a member of the London Radio Dance Band, but soon founded his own orchestra, the Selecta Plectrum Mandoline Orchestra, which was later renamed to Troise and his Mandoliers. When the banjo became more popular […]

Dry And Dusty live at the Portland Oldtime Music Gathering – Old-time Sister Duo – Complete Show

I have discovered Dry and Dusty in the youtube channel Mark’s Memories and I have listened to the show they played at the Portland Oldtime Music Gathering now for several times. Description from the Dry and Dusty facebook page Dry and Dusty is an old-time sister duo from Bellingham and sometimes Spokane, Washington. The band […]

London 2013 – The Musical “Once” – With Mandolin, Banjo and Ukulele

London is the musical capital of the world. I think almost every musical you can think of can be seen in London. In the Victoria & Albert Museum we saw an interesting exhibition about theatre and entertainment, with a display about the costumes used in Lion King. We had seen the ads for the musical […]

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