Dung Flingers WIn First Place

Had a lovely weekend at the Annual Florida State Fiddlers convention. The event was organized at the Sertoma Youth Ranch in Dade City By Ron-Carol Whisler, and featured Joseph DeCosimo as our guest artist! Joe was a wonderful player…

Chuck's Terrific Summer Adventure!

Hello Friends,

 

I am winding up a most marvelous summer adventure.  This all started some months ago when 1) we decided to buy a 1991 Roadtrek that turned up for sale in our neighborhood, and 2) I got invited to…

Chuck Plays the Harn Museum of Art, June 14th 2012

On Thursday, June 14th, I was privileged to play at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum of Art.  The room was grand: large and resonant, yet with a personal, intimate atmosphere.   The banjos rang, the fiddle purred and…

Chuck Levy on Mars

Had a wonderful time at the Mars Hill Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week last week, where I led “Advanced Clawhammer Banjo 2”.  I was lucky to have a class of willing and eager banjoists as we tackled Dead Man’s Piece…

Chuck Levy will Teach Advanced Banjo at Mars Hill

Hello Friends,

Just a notice to let you know that I will be teaching “Advanced Clawhammer Banjo 2” at the Mars Hill Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week June 3rd-9th at Mars Hill College just north of Asheville…

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Transcript of Interview with Laemouahuma (Daniel) Jatta

An Interview with Laemouahuma (Daniel) Jatta

By Chuck Levy ©2012

 

In 2007, an unexpected series of events led me to Gambia where, amongst the Jola people and under the care of musician and scholar Laemouahuma (Daniel) Jatta, I would learn…

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Camps, House Concerts, Workshops, Dances etc.

Hello Friends,

Greetings from Gainesville, Florida.  It is has been a long time since I have written, so here’s an update of recent happenings.

First and foremost I am blessed with a happy, healthy family.

This past summer I had…

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Chuck Levy interviews Bela Fleck for the Old-TIme Herald

In the latter part of 2009, Bela Fleck stopped in Gainesville as part of his Africa Project tour.  My good friend and fellow banjoist, Scott Anderson, allowed me to tag along as he interviewed Bela for Banjo Newsletter.  It was…