Bridging the Gap with JAM logo underneath it. Below that is the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area logo and North Carolina Arts Council logo











Junior Appalachian Musicians would like to introduce our Bridging the Gap Video Series


A video series surrounding the traditions of Appalachian music and culture. Showcasing local musicians and personalities.

We will be sharing each video here on our Facebook page according to the below lineup:


Evolution of Musical Instruments – Friday, December 3rd

A Visit with Otto Wood the Bandit – Monday, December 6th

Samantha Bumgarner – Wednesday, December 15th

Bascom Lamar Lunsford (lesson) – Monday, December 27th

Charlie Poole – Friday, December 31st

JAM Kids to Teachers – Wednesday, January 5th

What Are You Doing With Your Feet? – Monday, January 10th

Herb Key Spotlight – Wednesday, January 19th

600 Years of Soldiers Joy – Friday, January 28th

What in the World is a Gramophone? – Monday, January 31st


The playlist can also be found here on our YouTube page.


This project was help made possible by:

Blue Ridge National Heritage Area logo






NC Arts Council