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Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...Bluegrass Music Association Awards in Raleigh, N.C. Solivan was also nominated 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...
Alaska Folk Fest: Little poster a big deal

...guitar, bass and banjo. Look closer, and a fiddle and bow seems to materialize in the upper right hand corner. A mandolin player appears on the left, making it a band of five.That's only the half of it. Peters drew subtle images into the...
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Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

...was also nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year - alongside Tim 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...
Bromberg Quintet kicks off Juneau Jazz & Classics

...joined on stage by four musicians who added another kind of depth to the show: guitarist and mandolin player Mark Cosgrove, fiddle and mandolin player Nate Grower, drummer Joshua Kanusky and bass player Robert "Butch" Amiot. Amiot has played...
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Briefly 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the University of Alaska-Anchorage Recital Hall with a recital featuring Greek mandolin player Dimitris Marinos and Japanese contra bass player Saitoh Tetsu. The 10-day concert resumes the following weekend...
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Twist on Tradition

...we've paid a lot of attention to the music, listening to how they did things and the sounds they made," said mandolin player and co-founder Caleb Roberts. "But there are a lot of other bands that we found that were innovative in their...
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Dysfunction and despair: Tabor works on kids album

...30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at McPhetres Hall. Tickets are $10 at the door. McDonnell, a bass player, and mandolin player John Hartle will perform with Tabor. Blues fingerpicker Pat Henry will open, and Collette Costa will emcee. The...
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Bearfoot Bluegrass

...Portland State University, fiddler Angela Oudean is starting her second year at East Tennessee State University, mandolin player Mike Norris studied at Fairbanks last year and Hamre is beginning her first year at the University of Idaho in Moscow...
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Bearfoot Bluegrass: A young old-time sound

...members' parents have taken turns traveling with the band, making sure they eat, get up and get on the road on time. Mandolin player Norris and bassist Hamre called last weekend from a hotel in Ukiah, Calif., to talk about the tour. The band was...
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Riding that highway with Bluegrass 101 will bring down Hoffman and mandolin player Joe Page for a series of shows...banjo player) Gary Markley and mandolin player Kenny Snow, and Joe Page and...nightspot in Fairbanks. Fairbanks mandolin player Holland Sands had joined the...
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