Favorites From 2013

Favorites_From_2013With the new year approaching, JamGrass.net takes a moment to reflect on some of our favorite releases from 2013. Scroll to the bottom for a Spotify preview of select tracks from most of the releases and order tracks, albums or anything you want by using the list JamGrass.net’s Favorites from 2013 through the Amazon.com Associate Program. Today is the last day of our effort to collect for the Tony Rice Foundation, so 100% of our proceeds from purchases made at Amazon.com today will be donated to Mr. Rice.

Let us hear about your favorite albums of 2013!

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Alan Jackson, The Bluegrass Album – Georgia’s country music icon dips his iconic hat into bluegrass.

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Cabinet, This Is Cabinet Set II – Pennsylvania’s Cabinet blends the energy of their live performances into their fifth release.

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Chris Thile, Bach: Sonatas And Partitas, Vol. 1Mandolin master pays homage to Bach, the first composer in the classical world to which he had significant exposure.

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David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Muddy RoadsJamgrass pioneer Grisman tips his cap to the old-time music of Clarence Ashley and Doc Watson.

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The Deadly Gentlemen, Roll Me, Tumble MeThe Massachusetts quintet delivers playful acoustic music with bluegrass roots on the third release.

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The Del McCoury Band, The Streets of BaltimoreBluegrass legend delivers an album as seductive as any in his impressive catalog, aided by his sons and friends.

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Dirty River Ramblers, Ramble OnNewcomers from Omaha, this debut release of originals hints at the old time and jam rock sensibilities of the band.

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Doc Watson, The Definitive Doc Watson A compilation of 34 tracks from the late guitarist’s Vanguard and Sugar Hill sessions.

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Donna The Buffalo, Tonight, Tomorrow & YesterdayRoots-music veterans weave “traditional mountain music infused with Cajun, rock, folk, reggae and contry” into their 10th album, first in five years.

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Floodwood, This is LifeMembers of jam titan moe. join forces with equally talented bluegrass artists, delivering something uniquely jamgrass.

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Henhouse Prowlers, Breaking Ground On the Chicago bands 4th album, the band brings a fuller sound and more mature songwriting.

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Jesse Cobb, SolitudeFormer Infamous Stringdusters front man goes completely solo on his debut release.

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The Leadfoot Band, The Leadfoot Band – Original tracks from the Chicago band, but with the fast new grass style they’ve always had.

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Leftover Salmon, Four Singles Released With Breckenridge Brewery Releasing four singles in partnership with Breckenridge Brewery, Leftover Salmon continues to pump out some great tunes.

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Noam Pikelny, Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill MonroeNoam interprets fiddler Kenny’s parts from the 1976 release Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe on banjo plays, backed by an all star support group.

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Peter Rowan, The Old SchoolA great album anchored by a handful of standout tracks by one of bluegrass music’s icons.

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Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby Live, Cluck Ol’ HenSkaggs and Hornsby release a collection of recordings from a previous tour, proving the mandolin and keys can work together to make the world a better place.

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Seven Handle Circus, Live At Terminal West The Georgia band delivers “badass bluegrass” in their second release, recorded live at one of Atlanta’s newest music venues.

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The Steeldrivers, Hammer DownEverything these folks do is great and Hammer Down is no exception.

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Steep Canyon Rangers, Tell The Ones I LoveA diverse album from one of the modern bluegrass darlings.

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Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott, Memories And Moments A beautiful collection from this dynamic duo.

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Trampled By Turtles, Live At First AvenueThe energy of the Minnesota’s bands live performances adds spice to some of their finest songs.

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The Wayfarers, Breaking Old Ground Continuing in the tradition of 2012’s Fire On The Hillside, the Ohio quintet delivers fiddle-driven mountain music with tasteful vocals.

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Yarn, Shine The Light OnA solid Americana/Alt-Country release from the Brooklyn-based outfit, tickled with bluegrass-inspired mandolin runs.

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Yonder Mountain String Band, Ymsb Ep13 A four song EP from the studio that manages to capture the spirit of the band’s live shows.

One thought on “Favorites From 2013

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