J.D. Crowe and the New South (#901)

Performances and interviews with one of bluegrass music’s leading players and mentors.


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This episode features a performance by J.D. Crowe and the New South taped at the 2003 Kentucky Lake Bluegrass Festival.

Crowe is regarded as the quintessential Scruggs-style banjoist, a consummate craftsman with flawless timing and fullness of tone. His band, the New South, has been a proving ground for some of the leading lights of bluegrass music’s third generation, including Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Douglas, Keith Whitley, Tony Rice, Jimmy Gaudreau, Gene Johnson, Richard Bennett, and Don Rigsby.