All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass is considered old fashioned, and old time string bands even more so. After all, it is the old time string band that gave birth to the blu...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2013
  • Length: 06:27
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We break out of the gates with new bluegrass by Dale Ann Bradley, Tina Adair and the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys. Then, on our Gem of Bluegrass, we note ...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Phil at work, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Right at the show’s beginning, we play new bluegrass. Then we consider the Celtic / bluegrass connection. Accordionist Paddy O’Brien and singer Eri...

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass fans say that one of the great things about the music is that it values its heritage. The fans like it when it sounds old, and they enjoy...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/1012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Nnorman
This show’s Gem of Bluegrass addresses how bluegrass music honors its own heritage. We play a couple of songs relating to old lovers. Later, we tal...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 13
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second of 2 fund-raising editions for Spring 2013

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 39:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/2013 zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
first of 2 fund raising editions

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 40:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Singing and playing a bluegrass song involves being true to the song and being true to your own musical identity. A case in point is the song Body ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:04
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass Lonesome has many dimensions. Among them are songs where lovers are separated forever by fate or acts of God. We open the show with a few...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Phil w/ 2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
In bluegrass, songs about relationship tend to focus on the exit point of the relationship. So, to buck the trend, we present positive relationship...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/ 2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass music is a combination of the Scots-Irish heritage of many of the first generation of bluegrass player, with the blues woven through the ...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 06:33
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Whatever goes around comes around you might say. One of the great things about bluegrass is how groups reference the history of bluegrass in their ...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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The Blues has had a big influence on most forms of American music, including bluegrass. In recent years, we’ve seen a spate of bluegrass covers of ...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2013
  • Length: 04:06
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
When one thinks of the hallowed traditions of bluegrass and old time music, people always mention fiddling. Duet singing, gospel. But what about th...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
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The banjo is a bluegrass iconic instrument. But what about two banjos? Well, that’ll double your pleasure! On the show today, we play some early 19...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Take This Hammer. It’s an old song that has been performed on stage for well over half a century. But how it’s been performed has varied, depending...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2013
  • Length: 07:12
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We have all these categories of music. But most players have access to multiple styles, and it’s normal for a player in one tradition to develop an...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2013
  • Length: 07:39
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Towards the beginning, the show plays some philosophical songs. Then, the Gem fo Bluegrass presents the evolution of the song “Take the Hammer.” It...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2013
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There is a lot of swing-influenced bluegrass on today’s show. The Gem of Bluegrass focuses on the connection between the two idioms, and then we pl...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Though it is a music that frequently looks to the past for inspiration, bluegrass has a modern edge. There is plenty of innovation going on in the ...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:12