Get Up in the Cool

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

206 episodes of Get Up in the Cool since the first episode, which aired on July 5th, 2016.

  • Episode 30: Don Stratton (Original Northern Flavor)

    February 15th, 2017  |  44 mins 9 secs
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, don stratton, fiddle, old time music, original tunes

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is fiddler Don Stratton, and he has some original old time tunes to share with a northern flavor.

  • Episode 29: ‎Ludvig Drevfjäll (Old Time Infatuation)

    February 8th, 2017  |  47 mins 34 secs
    banjo duet, cameron dewhitt, clawhammer, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, ‎ludvig drevfjäll

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is the award winning clawhammer banjoist, old time fanatic, and fiddler, ‎Ludvig Drevfjäll.

  • Episode 28: Trip Henderson (Old Time Harmonica)

    February 1st, 2017  |  56 mins 55 secs
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, harmonica, old time music, trip henderson

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This episode is a great departure from the fiddling you can expect to hear on this program, because my guest is Trip Henderson and his bag of harmonicas.

  • Episode 27: David Deacon (Kentucky Fiddle Tunes)

    January 25th, 2017  |  53 mins 52 secs
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, david deacon, fiddle, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is David Deacon, and he curated a nice handful of Kentucky fiddle tunes for us to play! We recorded this at the Brandywine Revival Festival last summer, hidden away up the path near a still pond with a lot of mosquitoes.

  • Episode 26: Bertram Levy (Pioneer of Melodic Clawhammer Banjo)

    January 18th, 2017  |  45 mins 58 secs
    banjo, bertram levy, cameron dewhitt, clawhammer, clawhammer banjo, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is one of the first people I met at my first ever Clifftop, melodic clawhammer banjoist Bertram Levy.

  • Episode 25: Andrew Finn Magill (Live at The Random Tea Room)

    January 11th, 2017  |  50 mins 52 secs
    andrew finn magill, brazilian, cameron dewhitt, choro, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, finn magill, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is the virtuosic and eclectic fiddler, Andrew Finn Magill. We recorded this interview and jam in front a live audience at The Random Tea Room in Philadelphia back in November.

  • Episode 24: Gordon Arnold (Old Time Cello)

    December 14th, 2016  |  55 mins 32 secs
    cameron dewhitt, cello, clawhammer banjo, gordon arnold, old time music

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week I’m sharing my jam and chat with Old Time cellist, Gordon Arnold. Gordon is super adventurous, which you know I love, but he’s also very rooted in the tradition. 

  • Episode 23: Rachel Eddy (Inclusivity and Jam Etiquette)

    December 7th, 2016  |  1 hr 17 mins
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, old time music, rachel eddy

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Rachel Eddy! She wanted to talk about inclusivity and etiquette in Old Time sessions, which we sometimes touch on in this show, but Rachel approaches the topic with a lot more nuance and intention, and I really appreciated what she had to say! 

  • Episode 22: Alan Kaufman (The Songsmith)

    November 30th, 2016  |  44 mins 37 secs
    alan kaufman, cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, guitar, martha burns, old time music, original songs, songs

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I hope you enjoy Alan Kaufman: Episode 2; the Songsmith. Last week we played his original tunes, this week we’re singing his original songs. Enjoy!

  • Episode 21: Alan Kaufman (The Tunesmith)

    November 22nd, 2016  |  41 mins 14 secs
    alan kaufman, cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, old time music, original tunes

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s and next week’s friend is Alan Kaufman! Also joining us is Don Stratton on guitar, who will be featured in his own episode in the near future.

  • Episode 20: Stephen Landis (Fiddle Hermit)

    November 16th, 2016  |  1 hr 9 mins
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, get up in the cool, kentucky fiddling, old time music, stephen landis

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s guest, Stephen Landis, is a close friend of mine, and I often look to him when I’m contemplating how to be; which is why I’m releasing his interview now, even though I only recorded it a week or so ago. Also, Stephen introduced me to Old Time, and I’m very grateful to him. Not just for teaching me my first tunes, but for sharing his reverence for the tradition. 

  • Episode 19: Alex Lacquement (Old Time Bass)

    November 9th, 2016  |  41 mins 30 secs
    alex lacquement, bass, cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, old time music, string bass, upright bass

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Alex Lacquement, and he’s a bassist! A Get Up in the Cool first, and hopefully not the last.

  • Episode 17: Jane Rothfield (Chasing the Old Time Muse)

    October 26th, 2016  |  48 mins 59 secs
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, get up in the cool, jane rothfield, new old time tunes, old time music, out of thin air

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s featured friend is very dear to me, and I’m sure to many of you as well: fiddler, banjoist, tunesmith and vessel of the Old Time muse, Jane Rothfield.

  • Episode 18: Ron Buchanan (Square Dance Tunes)

    October 26th, 2016  |  44 mins 41 secs
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, old time music, ron buchanan, square dance

    My guest today, Ron Buchanan, is an Old Time bodhisattva. He’s one of the warmest, gentlest souls in the community; he’ll play with anyone, anytime, and thank them for it. But nobody plays the fiddle like Ron.

  • Episode 16: Adam Hurt (Early Galax Fiddling)

    October 19th, 2016  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Welcome to Get Up in the Cool, Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I’m real proud to present my jam and conversation with fiddler and melodic clawhammer banjoist extraordinaire Adam Hurt. Adam wanted to do an episode on early Galax fiddling, a subject about which he’s very knowledgeable, so I expected this to be an educational episode, and it is.

  • Episode 15: *SEE EPISODE NOTES* Nikos Pappas (Kentucky Fiddling)

    October 12th, 2016  |  45 mins 39 secs
    cameron dewhitt, clawhammer banjo, fiddle, get up in the cool, kentucky fiddling, nikos pappas, old time music, old-time

    This week’s guest is Nikos Pappas. Please see the full episode description for important updates regarding this interview.