We live in a region of rich musical traditions, and we've always enjoyed photographing musical artists in various genres. Here are some of our favorite shots; to learn about our 2015 public TV documentary, David Holt's State of Music, click on this link:
John Hartford in Asheville, 1975.
Ralph Stanley album cover
Doyle Lawson at the Carolina Theater in Greensboro, NC.
Seldom Scene album cover
Doc Watson, outtake from the cover shoot for his Midnight Train album.
Doc Watson "Riding the Midnight Train"
Chris Thile's first album. His second love was baseball.
Chris Thile's second album
Lonesome River Band
Doc Watson "On Praying Ground"
Kenny Smith "Studebaker"
Mike Cross. Highly irregular.
Mike Seeger "Solo"
Peter Rowan "Bluegrass Boy"
The Red Clay Ramblers
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver album back
Fiddler Tim Smith
David Holt and his young son, Zeb, tuning up.
The David Holt Trio in Colombia for the U.S. State Department in 1985. L to R: Will McIntyre, Claudio Buchwald, David Holt.
The David Holt Trio in Chile, 2000: Rayna Gellert, Will McIntyre, David Holt.
Backstage at the Hometown Opry in Mt. Airy, NC. L to R: Dewey Murphy, B.F. Jarrell, L.W. Lambert.
Mack Benford and Paul Brown. Basement tapes, anyone?
Paul Brown. Portrait of the Artist with Banjo and Cat.
Old Hollow String Band, album cover shoot. Front row: Terri McMurray, Wayne Sutphin. Back row: Will McIntyre, Kirk Sutphin, Riley Baugus.
The Old Hollow Stringband with a possibly recognizable photographer/bassist at L.
Old Hollow String Band at the Carter Family Fold. L to R: Riley Baugus, Wayne Sutphin, Kirk Sutphin, Terri McMurray, Will McIntyre
Dulcimer player Virgil Cravens at home.
Mike Cross album cover
Mike Cross album cover back
Will's band The Crutchfield Project recorded a CD—a lively compendium of unusual old-time tunes played with gusto... and several instruments. To check it out, click on the link at left.