Kristina Gaddy and Pete Ross (History of the Banjo)

Episode 102 · August 8th, 2018 · 1 hr 17 mins

About this Episode

Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Kristina Gaddy and Pete Ross. We recorded at their home about a month ago when I was in town to play the Baltimore Square Dance. A few notes about this episode: I’m playing guitar because it made the most sense for Pete to play banjo in this one. Also, I added the explicit tag to the episode description because there is some coarse language used in a moment of pure, earnest enthusiasm.

Tunes we’ll play:
Happy Hollow
Butterfly Flip
Untitled Song
Hard Times/Green Corn
Poor Black Sheep
Bonus Track: Big Scioty

Kristina’s article, Playing Banya: The Evidence and Legacy of Shared Cultural Practice:
Kristina’s website:
Follow Kristina on Instagram: @kgadz
Pete’s website:
Follow him on Instagram: @banjopete
The Banjo Gathering:

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