Artist Interviews

David Davis

David Davis: Mando and Monroe to the Max
David Davis talks with Rich Baker about The Warrior River Boys, his band from Sand Mountain, Ala.; growing up with a strong dose of Bill Monroe, and other musical influences including The Carter Family and The Louvin Brothers.



Alison Brown

Alison Brown: All EnCOMPASSing Banjo
Rich Baker talks with Alison Brown about her remarkable, innovative banjo playing; coming at bluegrass with a California connection; and her vibrant recording label, Compass Records.



Denison University campus

Classical Denison Students Breakdown and Play Bluegrass
The Music Department at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, is teaching students to play bluegrass music. Brent Davis filed this special audio report about Andy Carlson, music department chair at Denison University, who makes his bluegrass students play outside.