Vale Earl Scruggs

Vale Earl Scruggs

Earl Scruggs, legendary musician and pioneer banjo player has passed away at 88 years of age. Mr Scruggs passed away on Wednesday morning in Nashville Tennessee hospital from what is reported as natural causes. Earl Scruggs’ lasting legacy simply cannot be...
Steve Martin On Earl Scruggs

Steve Martin On Earl Scruggs

Posted in The New Yorker yesterday is an article by Steve Martin on banjo innovator Earl Scruggs: Some nights he had the stars of North Carolina shooting from his fingertips. Before him, no one had ever played the banjo like he did. After him, everyone played the...
Steve Martin On Earl Scruggs

LA Times on Earl Scruggs

Mikael Wood from the LA Times attended the Earl Scruggs concert at UCLA’s Royce Hall last week. His subsequent review is a strange one. His peripheral exploration of Scruggs’ history and his description of the concert suggest that he was somewhat misplaced...
Steve Martin On Earl Scruggs

The Bluegrass Music Project

Students will receive all-expenses paid scholarships to spend a day learning traditional acoustic and bluegrass music from nationally known professional musicians in Gaston and Cleveland County in North Carolina this weekend. The Bluegrass Music Project was made...