1. On July 10, 2019 Gina Furtado sat with us to talk about her very musical life, her current and future projects, and to show us some of our favorite of her compositions. We were especially interested in how Gina got her start and how her early musical endeavors led her to her present day job of fronting the Gina Furtado Project.

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  2. In this segment, Butch gives a brief synopsis of his life and gives an introduction to the five part video series where he outlines the history and evolution of Blue Grass Music.

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  3. Butch Robins presents- Blue Grass Music, its Origin and Development as a Unique and Creative Art Form.

    In this 5 part series, Butch Robins explains the fascinating history of Blue Grass music. He uses both recorded and live music to set and illustrate the timeline, relates real life anecdotes of the musicians involved and tells personal stories of his life and relationship with Bill Monroe. Having had a working and friendly relationship with Monroe and many of the other musicians in this story, his insight and knowledge come together to form a unique perspective of this part of history.

    Be sure to check out our banjo player channel for more interview videos- Banjo Masters
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  4. Butch Robins presents- Blue Grass Music, its Origin and Development as a Unique and Creative Art Form.

    In this 5 part series, Butch Robins explains the fascinating history of Blue Grass music. He uses both recorded and live music to set and illustrate the timeline, relates real life anecdotes of the musicians involved and tells personal stories of his life and relationship with Bill Monroe. Having had a working and friendly relationship with Monroe and many of the other musicians in this story, his insight and knowledge come together to form a unique perspective of this part of history. Be sure to check out our banjo player channel for more interview videos- Banjo Masters

    Copyright is retained by the photographer of each image used in this presentation.

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  5. Butch Robins presents- Blue Grass Music, its Origin and Development as a Unique and Creative Art Form.
    In this 5 part series, Butch Robins explains the fascinating history of Blue Grass music. He uses both recorded and live music to set and illustrate the timeline, relates real life anecdotes of the musicians involved and tells personal stories of his life and relationship with Bill Monroe. Having had a working and friendly relationship with Monroe and many of the other musicians in this story, his insight and knowledge come together to form a unique perspective of this part of history. Be sure to check out our banjo player channel for more interview videos- Banjo Masters

    Copyright is retained by the photographer of each image used in this presentation.

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The banjo has intrigued and obsessed players for a few hundred years. This collection represents some of those who we feel are Banjo Masters. We created this collection of video interviews to allow people to both hear and watch those masters tell their…


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The banjo has intrigued and obsessed players for a few hundred years. This collection represents some of those who we feel are Banjo Masters. We created this collection of video interviews to allow people to both hear and watch those masters tell their stories. The joy, sentimentality and fascination on their faces says a lot about who they are and how they love the music. Check back often for new additions.

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