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 http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
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 2021-05-06
ID 716435
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67s86p3
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