Essays Tagged: "Bill Monroe"

Jerry Garcia

-particularly the deft , blues-inflectedmandolin playing and mournful, high-lonesome vocal style of BillMonroe, the principal founder of bluegrass. When Garcia was ten,his mother, Ruth, brought him to ... ensemblewastransformed into the Warlocks. A few dropped out, but they weresoon joined by two more; Bill Kreutzmann, and Phil Lesh.It was around this time that Garcia and some of the group'sother memb ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Southern Music

ent show to become an aspired musician. After he became a musician, he went on to be a country star.Bill Monroe is the father of bluegrass. He invented the style, invented the name, and for the great ... however, her career suffered from both the Depression and her battle with alcoholism.Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday was born April 7, 1915, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Considered one of the best jaz ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History