Julie Bennett Hume knows her voice is unusual. She describes it as gravely, brassy at times. It can go low. Sometimes, she says, it's almost a yodel. But now, 35 years after she played her first open mics at college in Lawrence, she's releasing her own record. She's out front, and harmony singers with gorgeous voices — namely Kristen Hamilton of St.
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Here are highlights of how we have worked toward fulfilling our mission September 15, p. James Seaver. It was one of the longest-running public radio shows that had its original host, as it aired until Dr. KANU's Development offices, along with considerable archival material including rare photos and tapes of old shows are destroyed in the fire.
A great uncle played in a mandolin orchestra, his grandmother played the washboard in a traditional music group, and his father was a choral singer and lover of jazz. Dick joined the Euphoria Stringband in He teaches second grade in Eudora. Pete Gilbreath banjo, harmonica, vocals comes from a short family tradition of music. Pete decided to play music when he read that playing a musical instrument was a great way to pick up chicks.
Sep 22, - am Jon Niccum In broadest terms, there are two things Lawrence is known for: KU basketball and live music. Dick Powers, right, belts out a tune while his partners Jim Krause, left, and Bart Smith fiddle away. Sure there are pockets of additional styles folk, bluegrass and other Americana tones have strong roots in the heartland.