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November 2, 2018 Issue
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Andy's Ramble

Calling All Mando Players
And Everyone Else Who Loves Bluegrass

Sunday, November 18 @ 4:30 pm
Unitarian Fellowship
$15 at the Door

In Andy’s Ramble, Andy is teaming up with his childhood friends:

Gene Yellin, guitar, a 40 year veteran of the New York bluegrass scene. Gene has played with Hazel Dickens, Breakfast Special (Kenny Kosek, Andy Statman, etc), Yellin Grass (with his bluegrass banjo playing brother, Bob), Eastbound Freight and American Flyer (with Ben Freed). He has recorded with Hazel Dickens and Gene Lowinger. He is critically recognized as one of the best bluegrass singers to come out of the New York area.

Marc Horowitz, banjo, is a nationally recognized banjo virtuoso in both Scruggs and Clawhammer styles. He won his first banjo contest at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in 1966. He has recorded or toured with Doc Watson, Steve Goodman, Tom Paxton, Hall & Oates, Judy Collins and others. His former banjo students include Bela Fleck. He was the catalyst in forming his first bluegrass band (in 1965) which included Andy and Gene.

They are joined by:

Tim Kiah is on bass and vocals. Tim is from Newton, Mass. In the past 10 years he has established himself in the New York bluegrass, jazz and classical musical scenes and has earned numerous accolades and compiled a long list of musical accomplishments.

CD Review by Peach Hampton

Peach Hampton returns to the HVBA website to review the newest CD by Roland White. Read Peach's review here.

New HVBA Member Band

Here they are, folks! The newest addition to our lineup of HVBA Member Bands. Please welcome The Bash Bish Bluegrass Band.

The Bash Bish Bluegrass Band (BBBB) plays foot stomping fiddle tunes; old country classics; classic bluegrass standards; and old songs of love, betrayal, joy and sorrow. BBBB can be found every second Saturday of the month at the Taconic Wayside Inn from 4:30-7:30 and plays throughout the tri-state area for private parties, country barbeques, community fairs and events. The band features Scott Camara on dobro, Bev Kosak on mandolin and harmonies, Will McCabe on bass and vocals, Jamie Purinton on guitar and vocals and Jim Wright on banjo/guitar and vocals.  BBBB hosts some of the best fiddlers roaming the Hudson Valley.

Video: Bash Bish Bluegrass Band

How appropriate for Fred Robbins to publish Bash Bish Bluegrass Band performing at the Bluegrass in Arlington in September just as we announce the band's membership in the HVBA!!!
Check out all upcoming bluegrass events in our area.
 
Nov 4:     Shakin' At The Akin
Nov 4:     Bob Stump Band
Nov 7:     HVBA Open Jam
Nov 15:     Steep Canyon Rangers
Nov 18:     Andy Statman/Gene Yellin - Bluegrass Quartet
Nov 21:     HVBA Open Jam
DEc 2:     Shakin' At The Akin
Dec 5:     HVBA Open Jam
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