Episode 51: Bruce Molsky

A legend of American Old-Time music, Bruce Molsky shares his story and philosophy towards playing traditional folk music with reverence, respect, and personal expression. He talks about his story falling head over heels for American folk music and names some of his heroes and mentors in the Round Peak style that is one of the roots of his sound. 

Bruce’s list of musical mentors/models from Round Peak: The Camp Creek Boys, Tommy Jarrell, Paul Sutphin, Verlen Clifton, Earnest and Scotty East, Max Snow

Bruce’s website: www.brucemolsky.com

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: www.mountaindrifters.com

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Photo by  Knut Utler

Photo by Knut Utler