Category Archives: IBMA

Episode 17: Red Carpet Interview Part 1

At the 2014 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Red Carpet prior to the awards ceremony I had the honor to ask the like of Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Joe Mullins, Jens Kruger, Darrin and Brooke Aldridge, and Amanda Smith. As you will notice most artists will give credit to their parents, to God, and to Del McCoury. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.

Episode 9: Interview with Murphy Henry

Murphy Henry has created her own method of teaching bluegrass music by ear for a few different instruments! She talked to me about her studies of women in bluegrass. Murphy is also the author of the book “Pretty Good For a Girl”. Listen on to see why I Had To Ask.

Episode 8: Interview with LeRoy Mack

I was able to talk to the dobro player from the Kentucky Colonels at the IBMA World of Bluegrass 2014. LeRoy Mack has been able to play on the Andy Griffith Show, with the Grateful Dead, and on the Jerry Louis Show.

Episode 3: Interview with Brandon McLemore

At the 2014 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) World Of Bluegrass I met a cool band called Driven. In February one of Driven’s song hit #13 on Bluegrass Today’s top 20 Chart. The band consists of a set of twins, Brandon and Blake McLemore, Jimmy Campbell, and the married couple Rebekah and Jake Workman. This is what I found out about Driven when I Had To Ask.