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Old Time Jam

Scheduled on:
Friday 12:00 pm 3:00 pm

Brad Kolodner, host of Old Time Jam, is  a full-time musician who plays clawhammer banjo, old-time fiddle, and guitar. Rooted in the traditions of Appalachian folk music, Brad is an avid promoter and ambassador for old-time, bluegrass and American roots music. He tours throughout the region in a duet with his father, world-renowned hammered dulcimer player and old-time fiddler Ken Kolodner. Ken & Brad’s first album as a duo, Otter Creek, was the #1 most played instrumental album on the Folk-DJ Radio charts in 2011.

Brad graduated from Ithaca College in 2012 with a degree in Television/Radio where he hosted a folk show on WICB called “The Hobo’s Lullaby.”

Brad is a member of the group Charm City Junction and former Strathmore Artist in Residence. He lives in Baltimore where he teaches banjo at his music studio.

Charm City Junction’s new CD, Duckpin, was released July 13.  Read more about the band and the album here