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Bluegrass Unlimited's Podcast

Sep 28, 2021

This week's podcast features Tristan Scroggins.  We talk with Tristan about his IBMA award nominations, his ten years performing with his father’s band, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado, his work cataloging John Hartford’s enormous 3X5 card collection and his online mandolin lessons.

Sep 21, 2021

This week's podcast features Akira Otsuka, the mandolin player for the Japanese bluegrass band Bluegrass 45.  Last week we completed a sixteen article website series about Bluegrass 45’s 1971 tour of the United States.  Today we talk to Akira briefly about that tour, but then go on to discuss what he and the other...

Sep 14, 2021

This week we feature Marty Lanham of the Nashville Guitar Company.  Since Wilma Lee Cooper is featured in our September 2021 print issue, we first talk with Marty about his days playing music with bluegrass legends Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper and then we discuss acoustic instrument maintenance, restoration, repair,...

Sep 7, 2021

This week we feature Ken Hooper of Hooper Guitars.  Our September 2021 issue features an article about Zack Arnold, Rhonda Vincent’s new guitar player, and Zack is just one of the guitar players in bluegrass who plays a Hooper guitar.  You will hear Ken talk about all aspects of his guitar building process as well as...