2011 Photo Retrospective IV

2011 Photo Retrospective IV

Ted Lehmann has posted the fourth in his series of 2011 Photo Retrospectives to his website: Here’s the last of this four-part series. As I was going through the thousands of images, I found many worthy of being included, but search fatigue (both mine and yours)...
2011 Photo Retrospective III

2011 Photo Retrospective III

Ted Lehmann has posted the third in his series of 2011 Photo Retrospectives to his website: Summer is a time during which we could, had we resources, energy, and time attend a festival every week. Here’s a series of pictures covering four of our favorites while...
Bluegrass Professionalism by Ted Lehamnn

Bluegrass Professionalism by Ted Lehamnn

Ted Lehmann writes on Bluegrass Professionalism: Bluegrass musicians are deeply ambivalent about professionalism. Perhaps they worry that becoming “professional” means losing the intrinsic spontaneous improvisational center of our music. Or they’re concerned...
2011 IBMA Review by Ted Lehmann

2011 IBMA Review by Ted Lehmann

The 22nd IBMA World of Bluegrass was last week.  The event opened with a business style conference, which ran through to Thursday, 29th Sep., the day of the much-anticipated IBMA awards.  The list of award recipients listed here last week. Ted Lehmann was at the IBMA...