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Off the Beaten Path: Mysteries of Yakobi Island, part III

...above Surge Bay as Craig picked her way between rocks to the shore. Bob-o Bell, a hardcore Cross Sound fisherman, banjo player and explorer appeared unexpectedly in a kayak after we threw anchor. "Have you see Debra?" he asked, referring...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
Appalachian revivalists Anna & Elizabeth to perform July 8

...appalachian ballad singer to emerge in recent memory" by fRoots Magazine.Roberts-Gevalt is a blue-ribbon fiddler and banjo player (West Virginia State Folk Festival; Kentucky Fiddle Contest, Morehead); the artistic director of East Kentucky's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/appalachian-revivalists-anna-elizabeth-pe
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Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

...O'Brien and Del McCoury, among others - and Mandolin Player of the Year. Band member Mike Munford was nominated for Banjo Player of the Year - an award he won in 2013 - bringing the band's nominations to four.The four-man band consists of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-win-instr
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Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...for Male Vocalist of the Year and Mandolin Player of the Year, and Dirty Kitchen banjoist Munford was nominated for Banjo Player of the Year - an award he won in 2013.For more on Solivan and his band, visit www.dirtykitchenband.com.For...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-05/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-nominated
Art
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen in the national spotlight

...award, but that he would win, and "bigger stuff," he said.At the prior year's IBMA awards, Munford was awarded Banjo Player of the Year and Luquette came away with a Momentum Award in the instrumentalist performance category.The title track...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25/frank-solivan-dirty-kitchen-national-spot
Art
Pioneers for pioneers: Music legends Chick Corea and Bela Fleck play Alaska

...arguably the most innovative and technically proficient banjo player alive.After joining Miles Davis' band in 1968 and...48 with a different partner: his wife, old-time banjo player Abigail Washburn."Hopefully we'll be up to play...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-24/pioneers-pioneers-music-legends-chick-cor
Art
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Banjo player back at center stage Friends, family...ANN CHANDONNET THE JUNEAU EMPIRE After banjo player and retired teacher George Trani suffered...this page: Reddit Archives After banjo player and retired teacher George Trani suffered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050601/Loc_Banjo.shtml
Eric Holle: Banjos, bluegrass and lunch meat

...spent the 1970s and early 1980s as a professional banjo player in a variety of bluegrass bands. He moved to Haines...Drifters, a band called Rufus Krisp, named after an old banjo player, and a band called Gone Johnson - a Wyoming expression...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120299/Ent_profile.html
Entertainment
Riding that highway with Bluegrass 101

...Bill Monroe, Jeremy "JR" Kane was an 18-year-old banjo player, a transplant from Springfield, Ohio, when he first...an original member of Northern River. "Folks like (banjo player) Gary Markley and mandolin player Kenny Snow, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111705/thi_20051117039.shtml
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Leftover Salmon

...in 2002 with the March death of band co-founder and banjo player Mark Vann. More than 14 months later, the 13-year-old...the year: the festival season. The group added a new banjo player, 21-year-old Noam Pickelny, in October. And it...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052303/thi_salmon.shtml
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