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Hi-Def Retrograss Deluxe - Mandolin Cafe

This new Deluxe Edition of Retrograss (Acoustic Disc ACD-37) featuring American folk icons John Hartford, Mike Seeger and David Grisman contains the original 17 tracks plus nine alternate takes and one unreleased track, all in the high-definition (24 ...

South Africa: Investing in junior mining is a game of patience - Mining Review

Although a new day is dawning for commodities as a result of technological advances and an increased appetite for base metals in particular, investment opportunities for junior miners are still dependent on creating a more enabling environment. “The ...

IBMA announces special Hall of Fame inductees for museum reopening - Bluegrass Today

Mike Seeger made significant contributions to the preservation and appreciation of bluegrass and old-time music. He was one of the first to capture high-quality live recordings of Flatt and Scruggs, Reno and Smiley, and Bill Monroe, among others. In ...

Dom Flemons unpacks the racial baggage of the banjo - Washington Post

In his performance at the 12th annual Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival at The Birchmere on Sunday, Flemons will trace the history of the banjo from its Afro-Caribbean roots to its role in the development of quintessentially American ...

Musicians sing the praises of a uniquely American instrument: the banjo - Washington Post

The 12th annual Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival will feature Fink, Marxer, Gleaves, a group that includes Fink, her longtime partner, Marcy Marxer, and Sam Gleaves; Dom Flemons, co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops; the Ken ...

On This Day #54 – New Lost City Ramblers - Bluegrass Today

The founding members were Tom Paley (born in New York City, March 19, 1928; died September 30, 2017), John Cohen (born in Queens, New York City, August 2, 1932) and Mike Seeger (born in New York City, August 15, 1933; died August 7, 2009).

Elizabeth Cotten: Grammy-winning folk musician hid talent for decades - MyAJC

Cotten and Mike Seeger played a joint concert in 1959, marking the first professional job for both of them, and she began recording for Folkways Records. Among her more famous numbers are “Shake, Sugaree,” a song that was covered by Bob Dylan, and ...

She was a maid at 9, wrote a hit song at 11 — and won a Grammy at 93 - Timeline

''When she worked for us,” Mike Seeger told the New York Times in 1983, “I'd be playing a song in the kitchen and she'd be doing something there. Then she would play the song back to me and say, 'Do you know that song?' And I'd say, 'Well, I'm not sure ...

2 Finger Banjo book by Sebastian Schroeder - Bluegrass Today

Mike Seeger kept it going while he was alive, as has Art Rosenbaum, but it is heard more rarely as years go by. But now comes Sebastian Schroeder with the first of a three-part series on this picking style, called 2-Finger-Picking Index Lead Style. His ...

It Just Gets Out of Hand: JOHN COHEN In Conversation with Stephen Ellis, Ivy Sheppard, and David Sheppard - Brooklyn Rail

Student of Josef and Anni Albers, brother-in-law of Pete Seeger and bandmate of Pete's half-brother Mike, friend of Harry Smith, protégé of Robert Frank, friend and photographer of Bob Dylan, “discoverer,” caretaker, and promoter of the remarkable old ...

Self-starters share secrets to success in the South African mining sector - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

... to enter the mining industry, including as project developers, service providers and product suppliers – all of which hold great opportunities and challenges, states mining investment advisory company MX Mining Capital Advisors director Dr Mike Seeger.

Tom Paley passes - Bluegrass Today

Allan Thomas “Tom” Paley was born in the Bronx, New York City, on March 19, 1928, a pioneering figure in the traditional music revival, being a founding member of the New Lost City Ramblers with two other singers and multi-instrumentalists, Mike Seeger ...

Tom Paley, Who Drove a Folk Revival With Banjo, Guitar and Voice, Dies at 89 - New York Times

Mr. Paley, who also performed as a solo act and collaborated with others, distinguished himself with the Ramblers with humorous antics and virtuosic musicianship alongside the other founding members, the singers and multi-instrumentalists Mike Seeger ...

Mining firms look to innovative project-financing options - Business Day

Mike Seeger, a director at MX Mining, and Gregory Nott, the head of law firm Norton Rose Fulbright SA, spoke last week of the collaboration between resource investment companies and the increasingly changing environment for law firms as the basis for ...

Firms joining forces to raise $500m for mining projects, particularly in Africa - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

MX Mining is focused on raising capital and working with investors and emerging and established mining firms to advance projects. However, MX Mining director Dr Mike Seeger tells Mining Weekly that he realised in 2016 that there was a need to ...

Think You Know The Banjo? This Virginia Banjo Fest Might Open Your Ears - WAMU 88.5

The music began to move into cities with help from the late folklorist and musician Mike Seeger, Pete Seeger's half brother. Around the time folk music was seeing a revival in the '50s and '60s, Mike Seeger's band the New Lost City Ramblers specialized ...

Music – Pop, Rock, Folk, Blues & Jazz: Spring Arts Preview 2017 - Metro Weekly

... Kiefer Sutherland (5/23); Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra (5/26); The Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival — Featuring Tony Trischka, Kaia Kater, Michael Miles, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer (6/10); America w/Stephanie Urbina Jones (6/18) ...

You Gave Me A Song – The Life and Music of Alice Gerrard - Bluegrass Today

But, of course, Gerrard had a long career in the music world apart from Hazel, including her solo recording efforts, her projects with Mike Seeger, and her founding and early shepherding of The Old Time Herald magazine which continues to focus on the ...

Six-String Sagas: Ani DiFranco, Eric Bibb, and 11 More Top Players Share Guitar Stories [VIDEO] - Acoustic Guitar

Bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Laurie Lewis recounted the dream that led her to a vintage 12-string owned by folk revivalist Mike Seeger. And singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco told of a humorous encounter with the 83-year-old woman who owns and operates ...

Tom Paley - Cashbox Magazine Canada

Paley, who first recorded in 1953, moved to Stockholm for a few years in around 1962, leaving the USA on the brink of the Vietnam years and partly, at least, due to pressure from one of his oldest musical partners, Mike Seeger: 'I was playing with the ...

Mike Seeger was an American folk musician and folklorist. He was a distinctive singer and an accomplished musician who played autoharp, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, guitar, mouth harp, mandolin, dobro, jaw harp, and pan pipes. Seeger, a half-brother of Pete Seeger, produced more than 30 documentary recordings, and performed in more than 40 other recordings. He desired to make known the caretakers of culture that inspired and taught him.

Born (1933-08-15)August 15, 1933
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Died August 7, 2009(2009-08-07) (aged 75)
Lexington, Virginia, U.S.
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  • singer
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Mike Seeger (August 15, 1933 – August 7, 2009) was an American folk musician and folklorist. He was a distinctive singer and an accomplished musician who played autoharp, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, guitar, mouth harp, mandolin, dobro, jaw harp, and pan pipes. Seeger, a half-brother of Pete Seeger, produced more than 30 documentary recordings, and performed in more than 40 other recordings. He desired to make known the caretakers of culture that inspired and taught him.