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Old Crow Recording

Where Tradition and Youth Converge

The fiddling tradition is alive and well in the Yukon thanks to the Fiddleheads, a group of young fiddlers ranging in age from seven to fourteen years old. The local youth fiddle club is teaming up with groups in Haines Junction...

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Making her Own Trail

“It’s sort of like a straightforward country approach to old-school, ’30s vocal jazz,” she says.“I would say it’s got folk roots, a bit of blues and bluegrass, but jazz is sort of where I draw inspiration from...

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His Saturn Returned and He’s Heading Out

Saturn is somewhere in its grand orbit when you’re born. When it comes round again, 29.5years later, astrologers say it can mean big changes in your life.For Whitehorse musician Jona Barr, it was during his own period of Saturn...

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Hungry Hill Shares a Love of Bluegrass

Like the music of the delta that moved against the flow of the Mississippi and arrived in places like Chicago and Kansas City with blues disciples and refugees with a guitar and a song in their heart, bluegrass in the Yukon is a...

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Singing for Fun

Do you know the francophone vocal ensemble, Les-Ceusses-qui-ont-du-fun-quand-y-chantent (literally, those who have fun when they sing) ?They are Jean-Marc Bélanger, Hélène Beaulieu, Claude Gosselin and Danielle Bonneau.On the...

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The New Old Guys

It started with an appearance at the Olympic torch-lighting ceremony in Vancouver last year.Manfred Janssen and Jim Vautour were performing the iconic “Land of Gold”, something they penned together in the late 1970s...

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