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A History of Bluegrass

Course Description

The lecture will cover the history of bluegrass music from the pre-war string bands and Bill Monroe to the contemporary musicians. Topics will include major contributors to the music, instruments and instrumental styles, musical influences, and bluegrass in popular culture, all illustrated with audio and video examples of the "high lonesome" sound and instrumental virtuosity.

Please note: this course requires membership in Silver Frogs Membership Spring 2019

Number of Seat(s) Available: There are 8 openings remaining at this time.

Dates:April 12, 2019
Meets:F from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Instructor:Jim Stripling
Fee: $0.00Fee Breakdown