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Tessa Lark’s long awaited Stradgrass Sessions album is out on 5 May, comprising a melting pot of styles, influences and collaborations in one disc. She spoke online editor Davina Shum recently about how her musical upbringing in Kentucky combining Americana and classical has shaped her, the versatility of her c.1600 Maggini violin, plus why one of the tracks on her album has her chasing good vibes.
Read our Session Report on the album in our October 2020 issue here.
Le Soka – Cheese in the Wine
Tessa Lark, violin
The Stradgrass Sessions
First Hand Records
Photo credit: Benjamin Allen
Read: An intro to Bluegrass: violinist Jeremy Garrett from the Infamous Stringdusters
Read: Masterclass: Tessa Lark on Mendelssohn Violin Concerto 2nd movement
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