Strength In Numbers was a bluegrass supergroup formed in the late 1980s. The group featured Béla Fleck (banjo), Mark O'Connor (fiddle, guitar), Sam Bush (mandolin), Jerry Douglas (dobro) and Edgar Meyer (bass). This is their only album.
The catalyst for their progressive approach to bluegrass was Sam Bush's group, New Grass Revival, in 1971. In 1975 this group made their first appearance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival at the ski resort town of the same name in the Colorado Rockies. New Grass Revival met at subsequent festivals in Telluride in the late 1970s and 1980s.
The music of Strength in Numbers is influenced by the bluegrass virtuoso music of earlier artists Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass boys, and Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. Often the music of Strength in Numbers is referred to as "Newgrass" or progressive bluegrass. This music uses core bluegrass instrumentation with rhythmic features and solo playing styles of jazz.
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- 02 Texas Red.mp3 5.7 MB
- 03 Pink Flamingos.mp3 5.51 MB
- 04 Duke and Cookie.mp3 4.66 MB
- 05 One Winter's Night.mp3 5.76 MB
- 06 Macedonia.mp3 6.1 MB
- 07 The Lochs of Dread.mp3 6.59 MB
- 08 No Apologies.mp3 5.95 MB
- 09 Slopes.mp3 8.62 MB
- 10 Blue Men of the Sahara.mp3 7 MB
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