Urban Pioneers interview with Brent Bradford, March 15, 2007

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Title Urban Pioneers interview with Brent Bradford, March 15, 2007
Alternative Title Polly Stewart Oral History Project: Interview with Brent Bradford
Links to Media https://stream.lib.utah.edu/index.php?c=portable_details&id=9661
Creator Bradford, Brent; Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013
Contributor Bateman, Jennifer; Green, Laura Marcus
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-03-15
Date Digital 2013-06-21
Temporal Coverage March 15, 2007
Description Recording of an interview by Polly Stewart with Brent Bradford, 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 Bradford, Brent--Interviews; Folk singers--Utah--Interviews; Musicians--Utah--Interviews; Folk music--Utah
Keywords Brent Bradford; Folk revival; Urban Pioneers; Oral history; Interviews
Table of Contents 1. Talking about early interest in and playing folk music in early 1960s/friendship with Hal Cannon/taking guitar lessons from Jim Sorrels/spending time in the Sorrels household; 2. Music as focus during youth/support and encouragement from music teacher Lorraine Bowman; 3. Learning to play bluegrass music, early influences/Stormy Mountain Boys band; 4. Story of buying first mandolin/learning to play/lesson from Mike Seeger; 5. Band history: Stormy Mountain Boys, Utah Valley Boys, Salt City Bluegrass Boys; 6. Military stint/career in environmental work; 7. Talking about Art Hansen and Cary Howard; 8. Talking about the instruments he plays and vocal parts he sings; 9. The importance of the history and heritage of the music/impact of hearing Doc Watson; 10. Stormy Mountain Boys' focus on bluegrass gospel music; 11. Talking about national musical influences/listening to the Country Gentlemen in Washington DC; 12. Importance of music in life/music in the family; 13. Talking about changes in the music world over time-remembering less competitive, more nurturing times; 14. Talking about the Utah Urban Pioneers Concert
Type Sound
Genre Sound recordings
Format application/pdf
Extent 45 minutes, 36 seconds
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/s65m6qnr
Setname uu_utfolklore
Date Created 2013-07-01
Date Modified 2014-02-20
ID 716482
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65m6qnr
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