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CONTENTS Official Journal of the Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257 | APRIL — JUNE 2019

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ANNOUNCEMENTS Details on the second quarter membership meeting to be held Tuesday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m. On the agenda: Reports from the president and secretarytreasurer, plus discussion of several important issues. STATE OF THE LOCAL It’s only a few months into the new year, and things are already hopping. President Dave Pomeroy with a rundown on some of the biggest items on the agenda for this year. IN THE POCKET Secretary-Treasurer Vince Santoro discusses Local 257 finances and remembers a musical mentor.

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LIFE MEMBER PARTY

NEWS Downtown musicians are surveyed on club work conditions, news on the national negotiation front, an update on Make Music Nashville Day and more. GRAPEVINE The comings and goings of Local 257 members. GALLERY We recognize member milestones as well as other events and honors. COVER STORY: DEL MCCOURY Warren Denney talks to the bluegrass giant about where it all started, and how he’s helped provide an abundant future for the beloved genre with a little help from the boys in the band.

22 REVIEWS Groove master-violinist Tracy Silverman brings his unique style to a new teaching method, and a fabulous group of artists pay tribute to the eternal sounds of Muscle Shoals.

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DEL MCCOURY

24 SYMPHONY NOTES The seemingly nonending rain of the past few months spurs Laura Ross to recall the catastrophic Nashville flood of 2010 and its impact on the symphony and Schermerhorn Hall.

25 JAZZ & BLUES A roundup of shows and other happenings in the jazz and blues community.

26 FINAL NOTES We bid farewell to Harold Bradley, Reggie

Young, Guy Stevenson, John H. Sutton, Jr., James Lance Williamson, Carol Bass, David James Carr, and Francis “Frank” Wilburn Arnett.

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TRACY SILVERMAN

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Profile for Kathy Osborne

The Nashville Musician — April - June 2019  

The official journal of the Nashville Musician Association, AFM Local 257. This issue features Del McCoury, Tracy Silverman, and more.

The Nashville Musician — April - June 2019  

The official journal of the Nashville Musician Association, AFM Local 257. This issue features Del McCoury, Tracy Silverman, and more.

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