At the IBMA WOB I had an opportunity to meet James Reams of “James Reams and the Barnstormers.” Not only is he a fantastic musician he also has had a pretty interesting life, he was homeless at just 17. To hear his entire story listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
James is active in Circle the City a program to help homeless people in Arizona for information on this please call (602)776-9000, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to the website at circlethecity.org.
Here is the link to “James Reams and the Barnstormers” YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/ReamsAndBarnstormers
I talk with Mike Compton a skilled musician about playing with the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe. Mike Compton also played on the “O Brother Where Art Thou” track. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.
I talk with Logan Brill a musician who has been featured on the T.V show Couples Therapy. We discuss her MerleFest and Opry debut, her goals for her future as well as advice for young musicians. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
The American Banjo Museum is an interpretive exhibit with audio-visual and performing theaters. The American Banjo Museum has the largest banjo collection for public display in the world. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.
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.