What Umphrey’s McGee does do very well is use their Rock & Roll instrumentation to improvise and expand their musical vision while including the audience in ways that some of those previously mentioned genres never did.
Mother Maybelle Carter was a member of
the Carter Family, whose infamous 1927 recordings in Bristol, Tenn.,
(along with Jimmie Rodgers, Blind Alfred Reed and others) brought
Country music to the masses.
What is awesome and innovative about 10
String Symphony is that while both Sedelmyer and Baiman are profuse in
the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Celtic styles, they possess an open-minded
bent for blatantly Progressive music as well.
Bobby Bare Jr. cannot hide from his
family’s legacy, considering he shares the same name as his Country
Music Hall of Fame father, Bobby Bare, who recorded here in Cincinnati
at King Records in the 1960s.