that children who are actively engaged in traditional mountain music are more connected and better prepared to strengthen their communities for future generations.
a world in which all children have the opportunity to experience community through the joy of participating in traditional mountain music together.
is to provide communities with the support and tools they need to teach children to play and dance to traditional old time and bluegrass music.
What’s Happening in the JAM World
Check out Danielle Yother – mandolin (Pickens, SC YAM program alumna) and Brandy Miller – banjo (Ashe County, NC JAM program alumna) pickin’ and singing at IBMA 2012!
Regional JAM, Inc. is so proud to spread the news that JAM and YAM (Young Appalachian Musicians – in honor of their state vegetable) alumni were featured at this year’s International Bluegrass Music Association! Danielle Yother (Pickens,SC YAM), Brandy Miller (Ashe JAM), and Daniel Greeson (Galax JAM) were all featured at the IBMA youth showcase!
Here is a video from 2011 at IBMA with Brandy Miller performing with Cory Piatt (Mandolin), Lucas White (who plays with the Zac Brown Band) and Grace Wilson from Galax, Virginia on the bass (Loose Strings).
Stay tuned for videos from 2012, too!