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The McClurg Jam Session


A couple of weeks back I mentioned a 15-year-old banjo player who I appreciate as someone continuing the tradition of Appalachian mountain music.

Here's a story about some elders with whom she shares her love of the music, much further to the west, in the Ozarks. The "younger ones" are in their 70s:

Good quote: "Because it's ear music, it's a little bit fragile."


I created this thread in February as an example of something we could all relate to: our chances to get together with friends to play music together were limited because of Covid, and we really missed them.

I saw this today:

You'll have to scroll down about 2/3 to see the picture proving that the McClurg Jam session is back. Here's hoping that your local sessions are getting ready to do the same.



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