The Stoneman Family – With Donna Stoneman on Mandolin, Roni Stoneman on Banjo

I have discovered the Stoneman Family some time ago. I was immedately thrilled by the performance of the group, especially by Donna Stoneman on the mandolin. I have learned that Roni Stoneman is considered “The First Lady Of Banjo”. You can see Donna and her mandolin in the following video: Donna is moving all the time, […]

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 […]

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