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Beginning in 1957, Bill Emerson established himself as a banjo virtuoso and history maker alike! A founding member of the famed bluegrass ensemble "The Country Gentlemen", billed as a featured artist while with "Jimmy Martin" during the very height of that bluegrass legend's career, the very man who introduced the now classic "Fox on the Run" to bluegrass, founder and shaper of "Country Current" the world renowned bluegrass ensemble of the United States Navy Band, to be sure; Bill Emerson has made an impact in the world of bluegrass and acoustic music. Called "a banjo legend" by the "Washington Post", twice awarded "Banjo player of the Year" by the Muleskinner News Bluegrass Magazine, credited with giving start to the careers of both dobro legends Mike Auldridge and Jerry Douglas, credited by Ricky Skaggs as being responsible for his post Ralph Stanley musical career, Bill Emerson was also inducted into the "Virginia Folk Music Association" Hall of Fame in 1984 and June 10th was proclaimed "Bill Emerson Day" by the governor. All this is pretty heavy stuff when you consider Bill was virtually absent from main-stream bluegrass for twenty years during the time he was in the US Navy Band!
Welcome to the Bluegrass Connection, the electronic internet catalog where you can find Band, Performer, Festival and other types of Official Home Pages. View Festival flyers including band pictures. Listen to a sound bite before you purchase a CD or Cassette. Purchase directly from the performers. Join band and other mailing lists. The Bluegrass Connection is here to help you find the information you need to further enjoy Bluegrass Music. The Bluegrass Connection is a member and supporter of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA), and the Capitol Area Bluegrass and Oldtime Music Association (CABOMA).
The Bluegrass Connection(tm)1995
The Bluegrass Connection(tm), is the second Bluegrass Music site created on the World Wide Web. Our mission, design and concept was developed during 1994 and The Bluegrass Connection website was introduced on the Internet during 1995 and presented at the 1995 IBMA in Owensboro, Kentucky.
During our early years The Bluegrass Connection would highlight a particular band or artist for a period of time on our homepage. As a result, many bands were able to reach out to their fans and introduce themselves to new audiences quickly. Due to many inquiries and requests to bring that feature back, we have reinstituted the "featured band" on our homepage.
The Bluegrass Connection provides reviews of Bluegrass Music submissions.
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