Munde, Alan 2011-12-08

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This interview features banjo player Alan Munde. Munde discusses growing up in Oklahoma, playing sports in school, and attending the University of Oklahoma. Munde describes his growing interest in bluegrass music and his experiences playing the banjo with different groups.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Alan Munde

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: December 8, 2011

Location: Wimberly, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 04:19:25


Background and family 00:00:00, Catholic school 00:26:00, Playing sports growing up 00:32:25, Developing an interest in music 00:41:00, Mike Richey’s Guitar Center 00:47:34, Interest in bluegrass 00:56:00, Banjo lessons 01:13:00, Slim Richey 01:20:22, Playing with a group 01:25:41, Byron Berline and Eddie Shelton 01:33:49, Music and time and place 01:44:23, Playing style 02:06:41, Goals in music 02:16:50, Going back to Oklahoma 02:38:09, Going to Nashville, touring with Jimmy Martin 02:57:57, Rayon City 03:13:52, Jimmy Martin’s approach to music 03:23:41, Quitting Jimmy Martin’s band 03:38:10, Flying Burrito Brothers in Europe 03:47:14, Country Gazette Tour 03:58:24, Eddie Tickner 04:14:22, Jimmy Dickens story 04:17:16

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found on dspace, see below


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