“Bluegrass Unlimited:” “The View From McPeake” by Curtis McPeake

Curtis McPeake‘s name is spoken with something very much like reverence in the nationwide banjo community. A widely recognized authority on fine and vintage banjos and a dealer in vintage musical instruments of all kinds, he is also an expert picker, as this fine instrumental album makes plain (in case his skill hadn’t already been made clear by his recordings…

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“County Sales Newsletter: “The View From McPeake” by Curtis McPeake

It’s been quite a while since we have heard from McPeake, the Nashville-based banjo player who was good enough to have filled in for Earl Scruggs on more than one occasion. It is a real pleasure to hear him here “playing it straight” and backed up by excellent Bluegrass musicians. Those include Aubrey Haynie on fiddle, Dave Harvey on mandolin…

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“Bluegrass Now:” “The View From McPeake” by Curtis McPeake

Curtis McPeake’s professional music career spans more than four decades and includes performances with such notables as: Wilma Lee & Stony Cooper, George Jones and Melba Montgomery, and Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass. The View From Mc Peake could have been recorded only by someone who has experienced a long and illustrious career. The collection of traditional bluegrass instrumentals…

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Dave Freeman: “The View From McPeake” by Curtis McPeake

Thanks to producer Andy May for doing this up right-it should bring McPeake some of the credit he deserves as one of the top Scruggs-style banjo pickers for over 40 years now. –Dave Freeman “County Sales Newsletter

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Eddie Stubbs – WSM: “The View From McPeake” by Curtis McPeake

Curtis McPeake has always possessed a truly unique style of playing the five-string banjo. This latest collection demonstrates the “McPeake Magic” is still there. —Eddie Stubbs, Grand Ol’ Opry announcer/WSM-AM, Nashville, TN Visit the The View From McPeake page: Listen to and download tracks, order CDs, read the liner notes and more reviews!

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