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Seldom Scene Makes Smithsonian Folkways Debut Release 4/22

Long Time...Seldom SceneWashington, DC -- What does it take for a bluegrass band to remain popular for more than four decades? For The Seldom Scene, it's taken not only talented musicians, a signature sound, and' a solid repertoire, but also a sheer sense of fun. On April 22, the longtime pillars of the bluegrass world will return with the aptly titled Long Time ... Seldom Scene via Smithsonian Folkways. The newly recorded collection features fresh interpretations of 16 oft-requested tunes and is the band's first studio album since the Grammy-nominated album Scenechronized in 2007. It's a family reunion in all the best ways, featuring the current - and longest-running -lineup, joined by founding members Tom Gray and John Starling and guests Chris Eldridge, Emmylou Harris, and Rickie Simpkins.

"Long Time...Seldom Scene" due April 22, 2014

Long Time...Seldom SceneWashington, DC -- Smithsonian Folkways will be releasing a collection by bluegrass music favorites, the Seldom Scene this April. The album, Long Time...Seldom Scene contains some of the band's most popular arrangements. For more than four decades, profoundly influential bluegrass band The Seldom Scene has shared its undeniable talent, progressive repertoire, and creative spirit both in the studio and on stage. The Seldom Scene dedicates this album to the memory of founding members John Duffey (1934-1996) and Mike Auldridge (1938-2012).

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