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Peter Ostroushko

Peter Ostroushko – Heart of the Heartland (Ep. 52)

This very special episode pays tribute to the late great Emmy-winning composer, violinist and mandolin player Peter Ostroushko by revisiting his iconic 1995 album Heart of the Heartland. Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig will be joined by Peter’s longtime friends and collaborators pianist Richard Dworsky, guitarist Dean Magraw and former Red House Records president Eric Peltoniemi to share memories of Peter and the recording sessions.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Puppy Belly Dance (episode intro music)
  2. Seattle
  3. Prairie Sunrise
  4. Heart of the Heartland
  5. Dakota Themes
  6. Puppy Belly Dance (episode outro music w/ commentary)
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Learn more about Peter and purchase his music: https://www.peterostroushko.com/

Donations encouraged to help Peter’s family with final medical bills: www.gofundme.com/help-peter-and-marge-ostroushko

Support a new mandolin program created in Peter’s honor at MacPhail Center for Music: www.macphail.org

Peter’s Podcast— My Life And Time As A Radio Musician: https://www.peterostroushko.com/#podcast

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Eric Christopher

Eric Christopher – In the Quiet Night (Ep. 40)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with renowned Minnesota fiddler 🎻, songwriter and music instructor Eric Christopher about his 2012 album In the Quiet Night: fiddle tunes from the upper midwest 🎶 💿.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Melinda
  2. Chicago Waltz
  3. In the Quiet Night
  4. Lost Time Waltz
  5. Girl from the North Country
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Eric’s Website (music and fiddle lessons):
http://ericonfiddle.com

Like what you hear? Fill up Eric’s tip jar via PayPal:
https://paypal.me/ericmchristopher

Purchase In the Quiet Night:
https://ericonfiddle.bandcamp.com/

The Minor Planets:
https://theminorplanetsmusic.bandcamp.com/

The High 48s:
https://thehigh48s.com/

The High 48s Bluegrass Brunch:
https://thehigh48s.com/brunch

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Don Stiernberg

Don Stiernberg – Mandoboppin (Ep. 33)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with world-renowned jazz mandolin maestro Don Stiernberg about his 2013 release Mandoboppin 🎶 💿

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Life Itself
  2. Bix in Rio
  3. Donniebrook
  4. Magnanimous
SHOW NOTES

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Sam Miltich

Sam Miltich – Peasants with Torches (Ep. 17)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with award winning jazz guitarist Sam Miltich about his 2019 release Peasants with Torches 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to Sam’s music together and hear him tell the stories behind the songs and the recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Majstore, Majstore Cocek
  2. Homesick
  3. Now’s The Time To Panic
  4. Martha’s Dream

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Dean Magraw

Dean Magraw – Seventh One (Ep. 8)

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Dave Hull

Dave Hull- Time Machine (Ep. 5)