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Alan Munde and Billy Bright - Bright Munde

By Mandolin Cafe
June 25, 2014 - 7:15 am

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Alan Munde and Billy Bright - Bright Munde

Alan Munde and Billy Bright - Bright Munde

Bluegrass banjo legend Alan Munde and mandolinist Billy Bright have combined talents for a brilliant new duet project entitled Bright Munde.

The recording consists of ten original tunes, two traditional numbers, and a Bill Monroe composition.

Alan Munde told us, "Billy and I live within a few miles of each other in Wimberley, Texas in what is known as the Hill Country. We've played together on many local gigs for several years and enjoyed the shared experience of music making. We agreed to try to set some of our ideas down in a recording and began our project with a relaxed and casual schedule, only recording when we were ready with a tune."


Geezer Ride

From Bright Munde, listen to the track Geezer Ride.

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June 25, 2014 11:10 AM
Great-sounding stuff. I remember Billy fondly from his old days with then-wife and musical partner Brynn (now Davies), and his wonderful mandolin work with Caroline Herring, Peter Rowan/Tony Rice, and others. I've only listened to the music clip but surely intend to purchase this CD... thanks for the recommendation, NewsFetcher.
June 25, 2014 11:20 AM
I had my first mandolin lesson with Billy Bright last week. Terrific teacher.
Mike Romkey
June 26, 2014 07:23 AM
June 26, 2014 09:48 AM
i had a chance to see them last saturday at a house concert over here in san antonio. I was planning to go but family stuff came up. Really wish i could've been there. There was supposedly a jam afterwards, which wouldve been great
Capt. E
June 26, 2014 01:29 PM
There is something special about Wimberley, just west of Austin. It grew up Sarah Jarosz among others. Need to go get a copy of the cd at Waterloo.
June 26, 2014 05:23 PM
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