|Tony Rice Plays and Sings Bluegrass|
|Studio album by Tony Rice|
|Genre||Americana, bluegrass, folk|
|Producer||Tony Rice, Bill Wolf|
|Tony Rice chronology|
Tony Rice Plays and Sings Bluegrass is an album by American guitarist Tony Rice, released in 1993.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings. It is typically played with both hands by strumming or plucking the strings with either a guitar pick or the finger(s)/fingernails of one hand, while simultaneously fretting with the fingers of the other hand. The sound of the vibrating strings is projected either acoustically, by means of the hollow chamber of the guitar, or through an electrical amplifier and a speaker.
Tony Rice is an American guitarist and bluegrass musician. He is perhaps the most influential living acoustic guitar player in bluegrass, progressive bluegrass, newgrass and flattop acoustic jazz. He was inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame in 2013.
Vassar Carlton Clements was a Grammy Award-winning American jazz, swing, and bluegrass fiddler. Clements has been dubbed the Father of Hillbilly Jazz, an improvisational style that blends and borrows from swing, hot jazz, and bluegrass along with roots also in country and other musical traditions.
Gerald Calvin "Jerry" Douglas is an American resonator guitar and lap steel guitar player and record producer.
Charles Samuel Bush is an American mandolinist who is considered an originator of progressive bluegrass music.
The Foggy Mountain Boys were an American bluegrass band. The band was founded by guitarist Lester Flatt and banjo player Earl Scruggs and is viewed by music historians as one of the premier bluegrass groups in the history of the genre. The band was originally formed in 1948 by Flatt, who had been a member of Bill Monroe's bluegrass band. Flatt brought Scruggs with him shortly after leaving Monroe.
Manzanita is an album by American guitarist Tony Rice, released in 1979. It is credited to the Tony Rice Unit.
Cold on the Shoulder is an album by American guitarist Tony Rice, released in 1983. Originally intended as a follow-up of the 1979 album Manzanita, which doesn't include 5-string banjo, Rice decided to add it to this album for some of the tracks.
Me & My Guitar is an album by American guitarist Tony Rice, released in 1986.
Tony Rice Sings Gordon Lightfoot is a compilation album by American guitarist Tony Rice, released in 1996. It contains tracks written by Gordon Lightfoot and previously recorded by Rice, plus a previously unreleased track, "Whispers of the North".
58957:The Bluegrass Guitar Collection is a compilation album by American guitarist Tony Rice, released in 2003. The title is derived from the serial number of a 1935 Martin D-28 guitar previously owned by the seminal bluegrass guitarist Clarence White and now owned by Rice.
Bluegrass Album, Vol. 3 — California Connection is a third album by bluegrass supergroup, Bluegrass Album Band, released in 1983. Dobroist Jerry Douglas is added to the line-up and the band includes some more country-rock to the mix, but the most part of the album consists of classics by Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.
Bluegrass Album, Vol. 4 is a fourth album by bluegrass supergroup, Bluegrass Album Band, released in 1984.
Bluegrass Album, Vol. 5 - —Sweet Sunny South is a fifth album by bluegrass supergroup, Bluegrass Album Band, released in 1989. Violinist Vassar Clements is on this album replacing Bobby Hicks, and bass duties are taken over by Mark Schatz (instead of Todd Philips, who otherwise plays on all Bluegrass Album Band albums.
Home Is Where the Heart Is is an album by American musician David Grisman released in 1987. After the 1987 jazz album, Svingin' with Svend, this record contains more traditional bluegrass and includes such stars of the genre as Doc Watson, Tony Rice, J.D. Crowe and others.
Early Dawg is the debut solo studio album by American mandolinist David Grisman. With Del McCoury on guitar and vocals, Jerry McCoury on bass, Bill Keith on banjo plus other well-known musicians, Grisman offers a mix of traditional songs, compositions by Bill Monroe and his own contributions, mainly of bluegrass and progressive bluegrass style.
Act I is the first album by the progressive bluegrass band The Seldom Scene. It is regarded one of the best and most influential albums ever recorded in the genre.
Act III is the third album by the progressive bluegrass Maryland band The Seldom Scene. The album features the band in their "classic" lineup. .
After Midnight is an album by the progressive bluegrass Maryland band The Seldom Scene.
Scenic Roots is an album by the progressive bluegrass Maryland band The Seldom Scene.
The Rice Brothers is album recorded by guitarist Tony Rice and his brothers Ron, Larry, and Wyatt..
Folk Songs & Bluegrass is the second studio album by the progressive bluegrass band The Country Gentlemen, recorded in 1961 and reissued in 1988. Considered as one of the best and classical records by the group, it features their 1st classic lineup with Charlie Waller, John Duffey, Tom Gray and Eddie Adcock.
On the Road is a live album by the bluegrass band Country Gentlemen, recorded in 1963. It continues to offer some of the best collection of songs by the first classic lineup of the group. The album originally contained 13 songs, selection from 2 concerts in 1962 and 1963. In 2001, Smithsonian Folkways re-released the album as a CD with 6 bonus tracks, recorded at Carnegie Hall on September 16, 1961.The album offers blend of folk and bluegrass music, while expanding compositions of Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley as well as traditional songs to the more progressive bluegrass sound.
Early Rebel Recordings: 1962–1971 is a compilation album by the progressive bluegrass band Country Gentlemen. A collection of 110 songs, 5 of them previously unreleased, divided on 4 CD's, the album includes various lineups of the early Country Gentlemen. It includes the first and second classic lineup, while adding Dobro of Mike Auldridge or second guitar by Pete Kuykendall.
Let the Light Shine Down is a compilation album by the progressive bluegrass band Country Gentlemen released in 1991. It contains songs from recordings from 1962 to 1976.