Crooked Tune to play on West Virginia Public Television in January

The Crooked Tune is working on getting airplay on West Virginia Public Television in January, making the documentary available for the first time for public distribution. We are also moving towards setting on online distribution through  a platform (Don’t worry we didn’t know all this terminology until a few days ago) Basically Crooked Tune will … Continue reading Crooked Tune to play on West Virginia Public Television in January

The Crooked Tune, an Old Time Fiddler in a Modern World,

“At last, a documentary that tracks  Old Time music to its most archaic roots thanks to West Virginian Fiddler Dave Bing…..” Re-releasing the Crooked Tune as a short. Introducing “Walking the Crooked Tune.”      Eight years in the making… By following Dave Bing, you’ll see how Old Time is the last American musical frontier.  You … Continue reading The Crooked Tune, an Old Time Fiddler in a Modern World,

The Passing of Lester McCumbers (A belated appreciation) August 15, 1921 to January 26, 2015

Lester McCumbers was more than West Virginia’s last old world, old time fiddler. A man no doubt born into the remoteness of mountains and music and soaked it up in a regional style that over decades stood as a highly cherished remainder of an archaic sound that has recently caught the modern ear. The New York … Continue reading The Passing of Lester McCumbers (A belated appreciation) August 15, 1921 to January 26, 2015