Featuring: Rachel Handman / Violin, Phil Helm / Bass, Wayne Fugate / Mandolin, Mike Kobetitsch / Guitar
Meet “Uncommon Ground”, a band that makes it’s musical home in the space in, around and between the great American roots styles of bluegrass, blues, jazz, and old-time music.
Regarded by peers, fans and critics alike as some of the Hudson Valley’s finest acoustic musicians, violinist Rachel Handman, guitarist Mike Kobetitsch, mandolinist Wayne Fugate and double-bassist Phil Helm make up “Uncommon Ground”. The band has been performing together for years , and play together with synergy and thoughtful arrangements that reimagine the music in a way that defines their own musical territory.
Virtually any type of music across the musical landscape is fair game: from the Beatles to Bartok to Bill Monroe, with excursions into Latin, Jazz and Celtic and even Swedish music, with something to offer every member of the listening audience. Performances are as warm and inviting as they are polished, musically captivating, and directly involves the audience in the thrill of musical discovery.
Ride The Wild Turkey:
Church Street Blues: