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Thomas Goldsmith Reading – Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic
September 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Come hear Thomas Goldsmith talk about one of the founders of modern bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, and his seminal work, “Foggy Mountain Breakdown.”
Thomas (Tommy) Goldsmith is a North Carolina-born journalist and musician based in Raleigh. His new book contains extensive interviews with bluegrass banjo master Scruggs, as well as deep historical research and talks with such acoustic stars as Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Mac Wiseman, Jesse McReynolds and many others.