Reviews

Field Guide

The band is based in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area and consists of three brothers and a friend who rounds out the group. They are Titus Luckhaupt (mandolin, guitar, whistle), Benjamin Luckhaupt (guitar, harmonica), Joshua Luckhaupt (fiddle accordion), and Wyatt “Sawmill” Murray (bass).  They have become quite popular in their region and have garnered a few…

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Between The Lines

It’s always a pleasure to hear young and promising artists come into their own like the Price Sisters have done on their third release. The beauty and purity of their sisterly harmonies are both breathtaking and inspiring and often bring to mind great bluegrass duets of the past. The Ohio-born twins—Leanna Price on vocals and…

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Distant Brothers

Gary Ferguson is a well-known and popular guitarist and songwriter based in the Pennsylvania-Maryland area. Colin Henry is a well-known and popular resonator-guitar player based in Ireland. Ferguson met Henry on one of Ferguson’s many Irish tours and the pair hit it off immediately, with Henry eventually joining Ferguson on some of the tours. As…

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Falling Forward

Vermont-based Lissa Schneckenburger is a master of New England folk music, the traditional niche which she has carved out. With her sweet, plaintive voice, fiddle wizardry and stirring original songs, she brings fresh life and immediacy to the genre. Like many inspired works of the past few years, Falling Forward was born out of the…

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Twin Sisters

Annie Staninec resides in Portland, Oregon, and began playing fiddle at a very young age. She has been a music teacher and performer and has toured a number of countries. She plays everything from bluegrass to rock and has played with such as David Grisman, Darol Anger and Rod Stewart. She is now a member…

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Alley Cat

Paul Van Vlodrop hails from Amsterdam in the Netherlands and over the years has become one of Europe’s well-known musicians and artists. He learned to play guitar at an early age, influenced by the popular music of the day by such as the Beatles, James Taylor, Jim Croce, Simon and Garfunkel, and others. Later he…

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