Folk Notes

Steve Hogle 750 1000 SoCoFoSo

Steve Hogle

By Chris Finn – Steve Hogle has been involved in bluegrass music in California since before there was a California Bluegrass Association.  Steve is one of the original signatories on the petition that Carl Pagter (CBA #1) was passing around in 1975 on the way to filing the paperwork necessary to form the CBA. His…

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Jam Session 897 960 Steven Radice

Jam Session

Pickin’ 743 960 Steven Radice

Pickin’

Walker Creek Sampler 150 150 SoCoFoSo

Walker Creek Sampler

By Bill Amatneek – As a teen, I attended a summer music camp. We played in duos, quartets, choirs and orchestras, attended classes in composition, singing, ear training, conducting, and music theory, and took one-on-one lessons. We even sang art songs, including the 1826 Franz Schubert hit that begins “Who Is Silvia? What is she?”…

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Remembering Gil 150 150 SoCoFoSo

Remembering Gil

By John Knutson – When I was a young man, about the age of twenty, in the early 1970s, I was living in the Haight Ashbury, about a block from Faith Petric and her much loved folk jams. I was also a street artist producing sterling silver/gemstone jewelry for a living.  One day when I…

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Jamming Grandpa! 1000 1000 Steven Radice

Jamming Grandpa!

Beware! 1000 1000 Steven Radice

Beware!

CONNECTIONS TO FOLK MUSIC 150 150 SoCoFoSo

CONNECTIONS TO FOLK MUSIC

By Steve Gilford – At Yale, I was part of a student group made up of people who were passionate about traditional music. We formed a group with an unusual goal – to put on concerts in Yale’s 2400 seat Woolsey Hall auditorium that we rented, and to make money on them.  We had performers…

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What kind of people?!?! 515 775 Steven Radice

What kind of people?!?!

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