Urban Pioneers interview with Tim Morrison, July 18, 2007

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Title Urban Pioneers interview with Tim Morrison, July 18, 2007
Alternative Title Polly Stewart Oral History Project: Interview with Tim Morrison
Links to Media https://stream.lib.utah.edu/index.php?c=portable_details&id=9700
Creator Morrison, Tim, 1955- ; Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013
Contributor Bateman, Jennifer; Green, Laura Marcus
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-07-18
Date Digital 2013-06-21
Temporal Coverage July 18, 2007
Description Recording of an interview by Polly Stewart with Tim Morrison, a participant in the Utah folk music scene of the 1960s. Jennifer Bott [now Bateman] served as sound engineer. Transcript by Laura R. Marcus [now Green]. One of the interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project, 2004-2011
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah)
Subject Morrison, Tim, 1955- --Interviews; Folk singers--Utah--Interviews; Musicians--Utah--Interviews; Folk music--Utah
Keywords Tim Morrison; Folk revival; Urban Pioneers; Oral history; Interviews
Table of Contents 1. Basic and musical background; 2. Finding the conduit to bluegrass music and the banjo/friendship with Ron Spears/becoming a member of the Stormy Mountain Boys/involvement with the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association; 3. Forming the Utah Friends of Bluegrass; 4. Teaching guitar and banjo/being a conduit for the next generation; 5. Talking about early musical background/music in the family; 6. Learning to play bluegrass music on guitar, banjo, and bass; 7. Becoming a member of the Stormy Mountain Boys; 8. Talking about current musical activities/participation in several groups; 9. Involvement in national bluegrass community; 10. Talking about his Maisel bass/bass technique; 11. Talking about bluegrass music as livelihood/stereotypes about bluegrass music; 12. Talking about preference for traditional bluegrass music/general appeal of bluegrass; 13. Talking about the Stormy Mountain Boys at the Utah Urban Pioneers Concert; 14. Talking about his own family/on making the choice whether to go on the road as professional musician; 15. On putting together a set list for the Utah Urban Pioneers Concert; 16. On having a respectful and gentlemanly attitude towards the audience- heritage of this attitude in bluegrass performing; 17. Talking about the Stormy Mountain Boys-longevity, orchestration/maintaining high standards; 18. Talking about band, Lonesome Ridge; 19. Talking about Morrison's bluegrass resume; 20. Appreciation for involvement with music community/mentioning cowboy music with which he had been involved, including the Wasatch Mountain Wild West Show; 21. Talking about family and personal connection to the music/grandfather who was Spanish American War Veteran/work as EMT; 22. Talking about playing on soundtrack for KUED documentary The Spirit of Ft. Douglas; 23. Talking about his own work documenting the bluegrass music tradition in the Salt Lake Valley area/talking about the history of bluegrass music; 24.
Type Sound
Genre Sound recordings
Format application/pdf
Extent 70 minutes, 1 second
Language eng
Rights This material may be protected by copyright. Permission may be required for use in any form. For further information please contact Alison Regan, Head of Scholarship and Education Services at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah: alison.regan@utah.edu.
Is Part of The 30 interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project
ARK ark:/87278/s67s86p3
Setname uu_utfolklore
Date Created 2013-07-01
Date Modified 2014-02-20
ID 716435
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67s86p3
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