The Time Jumpers: Any time is ‘Jumpin’ Time’!

By Christa T. for Accordion Americana  In 1998, The Time Jumpers began as a garage band comprised of some of the sharpest and most respected session musicians in Nashville. It started as a practice band, with no particular concept other than as a musician's "workshop" in which each could hammer out, nail down and hone their … Continue reading The Time Jumpers: Any time is ‘Jumpin’ Time’!

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Wilene “Sally Ann” Forrester, First Woman in Bluegrass

Wilene "Sally Ann" Forrester By Christa T. for Accordion Americana She was born, Wilene Russell, in 1922. Her family called her Goldie Sue. Her classmates called her Billie. She performed as Sally Ann Forrester. Was the confusion created by having too many names the reason why Wilene Forrester is slow to be recognized as the "First Woman in Bluegrass"? All … Continue reading Wilene “Sally Ann” Forrester, First Woman in Bluegrass