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 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/s65m6qnr
Setname uu_utfolklore
Date Created 2013-07-01
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 716482
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65m6qnr
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