Jayme Stone is a Canadian banjoist and record producer. His album The Utmost won the 2008 Juno Award for Instrumental Album of the Year. With Mansa Sissoko, he won the 2009 Juno Award for World Music Album of the Year for their album Africa to Appalachia. Stone's third album, Room of Wonders, won him a Canadian Folk Music Award for Instrumental Artist of the Year in 2011. Stone has studied with Béla Fleck's teacher, Tony Trischka.
Toronto banjo player Jayme Stone went looking for the antecedents of his instrument early last year in the West African country of Mali. Jayme Stone and Mansa Sissoko begin a 17-date North American tour on Saturday, 8:30p. at Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. 416-531-6604. Article Continued Below. Journalistic Standards. Read this before you read that. Get our books newsletter to your inbox.
Tunya by Jayme Stone, released 01 July 2008. Two-time Juno-winning banjoist, composer and instigator Jayme Stone makes music inspired by sounds from around the world, bridging folk, jazz and chamber music. His award-winning albums both defy and honor the banjo’s long role in the world’s music, turning historical connections into compelling music.
Banjoist, composer, and instigator Jayme Stone makes music inspired by sounds from around the world-bridging folk, jazz, and chamber music bums both defy and honor the banjo’s long role in the world’s music, turning historical connections into compelling sounds. Stone is the consummate collaborator, unearthing musical artifacts and magnetizing extraordinary artists to help rekindle these understudied sounds. He is a passionate performer, educator,and producer. Stemming from the Lomax Project, Jayme Stone’s Folklife treats old field recordings not as time capsules, but.
Jayme Stone and Mansa Sissoko: Africa to Appalachia. Bagayogo has hit imperious form on this fourth album, says Neil Spencer. Published: 29 Nov 2008. Issa Bagayogo: Mali Koura.
The Hamilton College Performing Arts Series opens the spring semester on Friday, Jan. 22, at 8 . in Wellin Hall on the Hamilton College campus when banjoist Jayme Stone and Malian kora master Yacouba Sissoko build a boundary-crossing musical bridge in their groundbreaking new collaboration, Africa to Appalachia. The album that came out of Stone’s African trip, Africa to Appalachia, won a 2009 JUNO Award for World Music Album of the Year. Blending genres and styles of music is not new to Stone, whose teachers have included BelaFleck and Bill Frissel.
Banjoist, Composer, Instigator.