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Resources for Episode #007: Erin Mae: Playing Old Time Music in New Ways

Erin Mae

Listen Now (Duration 33 min.)

Erin Mae is a young, innovative mountain dulcimer performer and teacher from Kansas who gives old time music a fresh spin on her chromatic dulcimer.

Guests:
Erin Mae  
Amber Rogers

Music:
Dill Pickle Rag from Quiet Sunshine. Erin on mountain dulcimer.
Cluck Ol' Hen - recorded live
Shenandoah Falls-Gold Rush from Quiet Sunshine. Erin on mountain dulcimer, Amber on fiddle, Doug (dad) on guitar.
Arkansas Traveler from Quiet Sunshine. Erin on mountain dulcimer, Amber on fiddle and banjo, Doug on guitar.
Twa Sisters (Scenic Roots) from Reverie
Childgrove from Quiet Sunshine. Erin on mountain dulcimer.
Angeline the Baker (with Steve Eulberg) - recorded live at Kindred Gathering 40
Old Grimes (Scenic Roots) from Reverie
How Can I Keep From Singing? - recorded live

Dulcimer players mentioned in this episode:
David Schnaufer
Jean Ritchie
Steve Seifert
Steve Eulberg

 

Photos & Videos

"Cluck Ol' Hen" by Erin Mae  

 

"Orphan Girl" by Scenic Roots

 

Scenic Roots Live @ Jitters Coffee House

 

Erin Mae and her sister Amber Rogers

Erin Mae and her sister Amber Rogers

 

Scenic Roots' latest CD Reverie

Scenic Roots' latest CD Reverie

Scenic Roots' latest CD Reverie

Erin Mae's CD Quiet Sunshine. Recorded by JF Stover in Hill City, KS in 2008.

 

Erin and Amber singing with their father at a nursing home circa 1992

Erin and Amber singing with their father at a nursing home circa 1992.

Erin and Amber singing with their father and his friend Larry Bowman at the Cuba Rock-A-Thon circa 1992.

Erin and Amber singing with their father and his friend Larry Bowman at the Cuba Rock-A-Thon circa 1992.

Erin and Amber performing for Acoustic Kids at the Walnut Valley Festival circa 1997. 
Also pictured is Dennis Moran, emcee for many mountain dulcimer competitions, who was assisting that day.

Erin and Amber performing for Acoustic Kids at the Walnut Valley Festival circa 1997.
Also pictured is Dennis Moran, emcee for many mountain dulcimer competitions, who was assisting that day.

Scenic Roots promo photo from 2004.

Scenic Roots promo photo from 2004.

Erin performing at the National Mountain Dulcimer Championship in 2004.

Erin performing at the National Mountain Dulcimer Championship in 2004.

Erin with Jm Woods at the National Mountain Dulcimer Championship in 2004.

In 2004, when Erin was 17, she won the National Dulcimer Championship at the Walnut Valley Music Festival in Winfield, Kansas. At the time, she was the youngest winner of that contest. Jim Woods from McSpadden Dulcimers is giving Erin a custom model Koa dulcimer as one of her prizes.

 

 



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