What is Old Time Music?

The phrase “Old Time Music” covers a lot of ground. When loosely applied the phrase encompasses music that might also be called country, blues, early jazz, and mountain music. Old time music runs deep and wide in the history of American music. Seamlessly infusing melodies from the British Isles with the rhythms of Africa, old time music is one voice of America’s melting pot. Old time music is the echo of hundreds of years of European fiddling and dance music. Old time music is rock n’ roll’s grandpa, really. OT is rooted in the not so distant past. OT is … Continue reading What is Old Time Music?