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Music
2:22 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Live on Excursions: Alison Brown

Alison Brown live in the WYSO studio
Photo by Karl Colon

Grammy Award-winning banjo player Alison Brown sets aside some time for Excursions to discuss public radio and to play some new songs with her band, the Alison Brown Quartet.

Brown, who is also a Harvard graduate and a co-founder of the Nashville independent record label Compass Records, is known for her instrumental banjo songs, which stray from the typical bluegrass genre associated with the instrument.

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