HeirloomsSteve and Ruth Smith play and sing the music reminiscent of the old homeplace where family, love, faith, and sense of place are the foundations of heritage and traditions.
He Leadeth MeSteve and Ruth Smith
He Leadeth Me is an acoustic instrumental compilation of time honored hymns and songs of faith played in gentle, worshipful arrangements featuring hammered dulcimer and guitar.
Dancin' Cross the StringsSteve and Ruth Smith play a unique instrumental blend of Celtic Appalachian music featuring hammered dulcimer and guitar, along with flute, pennywhistle, fiddle, clawhammer banjo,
shuttle bagpipes, and bodhran.
An Appalachian AireSteve and Ruth Smith's first CD is a peaceful blend of instrumental Celtic, Classical and Appalachian Music, featuring hammered dulcimer and guitar, along with flute, pennywhistle, bodhran (traditional Irish drum), and bowed Appalachian dulcimer.
Appalachian ConcertoKruger Brothers - a banjo, bass, guitar, and string quartet. This album is composed in the form of a classical concerto, and was written to reflect the cultural history of the Appalachian region.
BranchesAndrew Finn Magill is a fiddler who combines old-time and bluegrass.
Branches is the second disc in a concept album series which charts
Magill’s musical progression in Irish music.
High on a MountainStrictly Strings
dynamic young acoustic musicians who all play multiple instruments
Woodland DanceAn acoustic instrumental collection of originals and favorites expressing the spirit of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Experience the lush forest, soul-stirring overlook, and refreshing stream in this modern musical portrait which draws inspiration from Celtic, World, Renaissance, and Classical music.
Hammered dulcimer with cello and percussion
Honest: Songs of HopeAcoustic instrumental hymns. A collaboration by Joshua Messick (2003 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion) and Erin Rogers (2004 National Mountain Dulcimer Champion)
It’s Only the BluesAl Petteway - Solo Acoustic Guitar
An instrumental exploration of fingerpicking Blues styles inspired by music from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi Delta and performed on solo acoustic guitar with influences ranging from Doc Watson and Etta Baker to Robert Johnson and Big Bill Broonzy. Voted among the top ten "Essential Acoustic Albums of 2012" by the editors of Acoustic Guitar Magazine.
Land of the SkyAl Petteway and Amy White
Musical Inspirations from the Southern Appalachian Mts. featuring the addition of harp and banjo
The southern Appalachian mountains come alive in this recording of original compositions and traditional mountain melodies played on acoustic guitars, mandolin, Celtic harp, banjo, fiddle, Irish bouzouki, fretless bass, vocals and percussion.
Al & Amy are an award-winning performing arts ensemble who create music for a new generation with a brilliant convergence of Celtic
Mountain GuitarAl Petteway - solo acoustic guitar
A musical tribute to the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina.