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Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice Welcome Noah Brown on Bass

Noah BrownJunior Sisk & Ramblers Choice would like to announce the addition of Noah Brown to the band's lineup. Brown will take the bass position recently vacated upon Kameron Keller's move to the Darrell Webb Band.

Kameron Keller Departs Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice for Darrell Webb Band

Kameron KellerSince joining Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice in October 2014, bassist Kameron Keller has become an integral part of the group's signature driving, lonesome style of traditional bluegrass music. However, as the group's 2015 tour draws to a close, he has announced his departure from the group.

Audio-Technica Expands Online Video Series Exploring Mic Techniques

Audio-Technica Banjo MicAudio-Techcnica expands their online video series by exploring Mic techniques in real-world applications. Their new videos cover mic techniques for various instruments including banjo, brass instruments, dobro, mandolin, organ, piano, saxophone, small ensembles, stereo techniques, strings and woodwinds. Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has posted the latest videos in its series exploring different aspects of mic technique, mic placement and more. Utilizing some of Audio-Technica’s most acclaimed and popular products – including 40 Series, Artist Elite®, 20 Series and others – these videos illustrate various tips and tricks for capturing audio in real-world applications.

Blake Johnson Returns to Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out

Blake JohnsonLast year, Blake Johnson became seriously ill with a blood disease that landed him in the hospital for an extended stay of 8 weeks in Duke University Hospital. This forced him to be off the road and the band continued with a replacement. The band is happy to report that Blake is well and back performing in his role. Russell Moore wrote, "We are so thankful to have Blake Johnson back on the road with us! He's doing wonderful, recovering well, and singing and playing better than ever! We already performed our first show of the new year at a place that is very dear to our hearts, Galax, VA."

Kameron Keller Joins Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice

Kameron KellerJunior Sisk & Ramblers Choice would like to announce the addition of Kameron Keller to the band. Keller, a native of east Tennessee, is a strong bass player who has spent the past several years with acclaimed group Grasstowne. Although he is just in his early twenties, he has already become known in the bluegrass world for his solid, driving style. Welcome to the group, Kameron!

Bluegrass Bass Artist Matt Wallace Releases New Album

For a SeasonKnoxvile, TN -- Pinecastle Records is proud to announce today’s new album release, For a Season, by Matt Wallace. The first single release, “Old Man Winter” has certainly been receiving airplay from radio stations around the country and is such a timely tune for the harsh winter many have seen this year. The full album has now been sent to radio stations and is also available to radio via www.AirPlayDirect.com.

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys Make Welcome Blake Pitney

Blake PitneyThe Sleepy Man Banjo Boys bluegrass music group has announced the addition of 20-year old Blake Pitney on Bass. The band says, "Blake is equally talented on both acoustic and electric bass, and we’re really excited to have him traveling with us!" Part of the welcome was that the band said if they received likes on their page, they would post a photo of Blake in a white tuxedo. Well, visit their site to view the pic and go ahead and add them to your "Liked" pages too.

Learn Bluegrass Bass in California This Summer

CBA Music Camp Felton, CA -- Aspiring bass players have an opportunity this summer to study with Lisa Burns, a four-time winner of Northern California Bluegrass Society’s Bass Player of the Year award. Burns is teaching at CBA Music Camp June 9 through 12 in Grass Valley, California.

Keller Williams Released New Album 'Bass', Announces Spring Shows

BassSinger/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Keller Williams today releases Bass - his 17th album and the first to feature him only on bass guitar. Also today, and in-line with his always prolific and diverse musical talents, Keller announces a run of spring shows with his latest collaboration, The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller Williams - including stops in Colorado on April 12, 13, and 14.

JustStrings.com Expands Line Of Bulk Strings For Guitar and Bass

JustStrings.ComMilford,NY -- /Country Music PR News/ Today, JustStrings.com announced the expansion of their popular line of Bulk Strings for guitarists. The line now includes a wide range of gauges in Plain Steel, 80/20 Bronze, Phosphor Bronze, Nickel, Stainless Steel and Classical Nylon. Loop End strings are available in Plain Steel, Phosphor Bronze and Stainless Steel. Bulk long scale bass guitar strings are available in Nickel and Stainless Steel.

Blockbuster First Week For Online Bluegrass Music Academy

Artistworks BluegrassBanjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and bass players from around the world have been signing up in impressive numbers during a blockbuster first week for the new ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass online. Students from countries including the USA, Canada, Scotland, India, Greece, Norway, England, Germany, Italy and Spain have been flocking to the online music school where they can get One-to-One individualized instruction and personal feedback from a roster of award-winning Bluegrass Music luminaries. Within the bluegrass community the Academy has been seen as a huge step forward for the teaching of the genre online and helping to spread the music around the globe.

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