Music Homecoming with Curtis McPeake

“Curtis McPeake’s name is spoken with something very much like reverence in the nationwide banjo community.” —Bluegrass Unlimited Curtis McPeake is a five-string banjo trailblazer, nothing short of a music legend and will be performing at the Latta in Selmer, Tenn. to celebrate his latest CD release, The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad). Lauded as one of the architects of…

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Marc Pruett: Curtis McPeake – “The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad)”

Congratulations Curtis! You are making your banjo-buddies proud once again!  –Marc Pruett (Balsam Range)

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Curtis McPeake & Andy May – The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad)

– Curtis McPeake and Andy May – with Aubrey Haynie and Tim Dishman –

Banjo. Guitar. Fiddle. Bass. 

4 instruments. 4 musicians. 1 heckuva good time!

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Andy May & CurtisMcPeake at Mainframe Studio

Recording on new Curtis McPeake-Andy May CD completed!

10 tracks. 4 musicians. 4 instruments. 1 heckuva good time!

Curtis McPeake Session - Mainframe Studio

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After a fast and furious week of recording, mixing and mastering, the new Curtis McPeake CD, as yet unnamed, is ready for the next step. Andy produced the old-time bluegrass project, featuring Aubrey Haynie on fiddle, Tim Dishman on bass, Andy May on lead vocals and guitar, and – of course – Curtis on banjo, at Mainframe Recording Studio in Nashville with Nathan Smith as engineer. More details to follow, but here are some pictures for you, now:

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Curtis McPeake & Andy May at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Curtis McPeake & Andy May - Country Music Hall of Fame - Jan., 2017

(View full-size images on Flickr) Many thanks to photographer Chuck Thompson for his contributions to this album.

Banjo legend Curtis McPeake and Andy returned to the Country Music Hall of Fame this past weekend for an instrument demonstration in the lovely Rotunda. They picked a few tunes, answered questions from the audience, and told stories about life in the music business. This turned out to be a very warm gathering on a very cold day! We had …

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