April 2021 Issue

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The Tradition

The Artists

Justin and Sierra laughing and smiling for a photo

A Marriage Made in Music

By Bill Conger

Justin and Sierra aren’t quite sure when their first meeting was. She had seen him…

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Sierra Hull smiling for a portrait

Passages of Time with Sierra Hull

By Bill Conger

Photo by Shelly Swanger “There’s something intimate about knowing people in the audience and nerve…

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Justin Moses smiling for a portrait with his instrument

Justin Moses

By Bill Conger

The Quiet Assassin Photo by Shelly Swanger Multi-instrumentalist Justin Moses excels at picking anything with…

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Jack Tuttle playing his fiddle

Jack Tuttle

By Tristan Scroggins

Influencing Generations of Bluegrass Pickers Jack Tuttle is a multi-instrumentalist, author, and teacher based in…

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The Sound

Happy and Jane Traum circa 1980s

Homespun Heroes

By Derek Halsey

For Over 50 Years, Great Homespun Artists Have Taught Us How to Play Music For…

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Ben Clark smiling and playing his banjo

Banjo Ben Clark

By Dan Miller

Video Instruction for the 21st Century If you are a banjo, mandolin, or guitar player…

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The Venue

Students smile for a group photo at the Monroe Mandolin camp

Monroe Mandolin Camp

By Dan Miller

Building Bluegrass Community  Music camps and workshops provide students with an opportunity to interact with,…

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