Smokin' Grass

Smokin' Grass

Smokin' Grass doesn't totally identify with traditional bluegrass, because of its rock roots, according to founding member Michael Santosusso. The Vermont-based acoustic sextet, consisting of Santosusso (bass, vocals), Adam Frehm (dobro), Doug Perkins (acoustic guitar), teenage fiddle sensation Patrick Ross, mandolinist Beau Stapleton, and drummer Eric Hamell, continued to hold a sure footing in the breakneck rhythms of traditional bluegrass, but wasn't afraid to take a spin with Duke Ellington's "Caravan," Bob Dylan's "It Takes a Lot to Laugh,... more