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Chris Thile

Chris Thile is a renowned mandolin player and a founding member of the progressive bluegrass trio Nickel Creek with Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins. Thile began recording his first solo album in 1993, with most songs of his own composition. After two more solo albums of all original material, he teamed with mandolin master Mike Marshall for a stunning album of duets called Into the Cauldron, which included forays into jazz, world music, and Bach. In 2004 Chris released Deceiver, a departure from his earlier work which contained a variety of pop/rock/folk influenced vocal numbers.

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BlackJack

1) Blackjack an American rapper. 2) Blackjack was a band featuring Michael Bolton and Bruce Kulick. The drummer was Sandy Gennaro and the bass player was Jimmy Haslip. 3) Blackjack is a Grime Producer In Nasty Crew From East London, UK 4) Blackjack is a Thrash-/Groove-Metal band from Germany. 5) Blackjack was a 1990s hard rock band from Hamilton, New Zealand. Info. 6) BlackJack was an alternative rock band from Croatia. 7) BlackJack is a Swedish .

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Trampled By Turtles

Trampled By Turtles (TBT) is an indie folk band from Duluth, Minnesota. The group is most famous for both its fast-paced songs and plaintive ballads. Their high-energy concerts have attracted an ever-growing, dedicated fan following. The band members have referenced inspirations such as Townes Van Zant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Ralph Stanley. Their fifth release, Palomino, has maintained a position in the Top 10 on the Billboard bluegrass charts for 52 straight weeks. Their music has been featured in TV shows including Deadliest Catch and Squidbillies.

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Eastwood

there are more artists with that name 1) Eastwood is a West Coast rapper that was born in East L.A. and raised in Inglewood, California (his name is a combination of the two places). After leaving Death Row Records without making a single album in 2004 he joined The Game's Black Wall Street label. Eastwood has appeared in multiple tracks dissing 50 Cent and hip hop group G-Unit with The Game. Eastwood left The Black Wall Street in 2006 and signed to Jaded Entertainment. 2) Eastwood is Americana, Alt-Country and Roots-Rock band formed in 2005.

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The Wreckery

THE WRECKERY are a Melbourne based formed by Hugo Race and Ed Clayton-Jones on their return home from tenure with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds in Europe and the U.S.A. Robin Casinader joined on drums having played with Hugo and Ed in the art punk outfit Plays with Marionettes. Nick Barker and Charles Todd finished the line up on bass and sax respectively. THE WRECKERY were a big hit on the live circuit and had a large and loyal following.

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Naomi Sommers

Naomi has been singing, and later playing flute, guitar and banjo, on an award-winning series of bluegrass children’s albums on American Melody, a label founded and run by her father, since she was five years old. Beginning in 2002, Naomi released a series of her own records on American Melody. Her two albums of original songs, Flying Through and Hypnotized, attracted much critical praise and national and international radio airplay.

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Darrell Scott

Darrell Scott is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has written several mainstream country hits, and also has established himself as one of Nashville's premier session instrumentalists. Scott has collaborated with Steve Earle, Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris, John Cowan, Verlon Thompson, Guy Clark, Tim O'Brien, Kate Rusby, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and many others. His unique music has attracted a growing fanbase, and he tours regularly with his own band.

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Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country singer-songwriter who has sold over 50 million records. He was influenced by the new traditional country of the 1980s, and he was one of the most popular country singers of the 1990s, blending both honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. His success continued into the 2000s and his music became increasingly counterposed with that of more mainstream country acts that were moving toward a more pop music sound.

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Foghorn Stringband

The Foghorn Stringband (composed of local Americana all-stars Caleb Klauder, Stephen “Sammy” Lind, Peter Leone, Nadine Landry and Patrick Lind) features tight intstrumental work and a line-up — fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass and guitar — reminiscent of early bluegrass, but their powerful approach is whole-heartedly Old Time, centered largely by the fiddle. Devoted to the interpretation and performance of American stringband music, their style encompasses early country music, the fiddle repertoire of the Southern Appalachians and the Midwest, and the stringband sounds of the Piedmont region.

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Lee Mitchell

Lee Mitchell was born in Bangor, Northern Ireland and has been taking England by storm since his move to Coventry in 2005. He seems to be on a constant tour, playing in intimate venues with 30 people to large gigs with up to 1000. Here's what a few people have said about him: 'Lee has one of the most assured voices we've heard in a long time. We expect - no demand - great things from this guy.' BBC Northern Ireland

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