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Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends
120: Liam Wratten (Can’t Choose a Favorite)
Dec 12 • 53 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Liam Wratten. We recorded this in the living room of former guest of the show Nara Demasson. Tunes we’ll play: Forks of Sandy Old Buck Little Rose Pretty…
119: Rachel Johnston and Trent Arkleysmith (Two if by Sea)
Dec 5 • 57 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Rachel Johnston and Trent Arkleysmith from the Australian duo Two if by Sea! We recorded this in a camper trailer on their land in Majors Creek, NSW.…
118: Judy and Rod Jones (Saving the Seeds)
Nov 28 • 55 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Judy and Rod Jones. We recorded this on the front porch of the cabin in the backyard of Hunter and Suzy Owens’ house in Sydney. Tunes we’ll play: Wake…
117: Jeremy Marcotte (The NC to VIC Old Time Special)
Nov 21 • 50 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend Jeremy Marcotte! We recorded this at the flat he shares with his partner Sam in Melbourne. This episode is sponsored by Elderly Instruments in Lansing,…
116: Shell Eaves (Old Time Songs)
Nov 14 • 33 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Shell Eaves! We recorded this in her apartment in Sydney right before the Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival. This episode is sponsored by Elderly…
115: Nara Demasson (Instrument Maker)
Nov 7 • 53 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend Nara Demasson, with special guest Gareth Bjaaland on guitar! We recorded this in a cabin at Gareth’s family farm in Barkers Vale, NSW. This episode is…
114: Flick Law and Jacqui Mckenzie (Old Time Conversion Moments)
Oct 31 • 50 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Flick Law and Jacqui Mckenzie We recorded this in their backyard in Melbourne. This episode is brought to you in part by Elderly Instruments in…
113: Craig Woodward (Live at Nimbin Roots Festival)
Oct 24 • 50 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Craig Woodward! We recorded this in front of a live audience at the Nimbin Roots Festival. Tunes we’ll play: Ladies on the Steamboat Roscoe Fishin’…
112: Cat & Clint (Live at Twangadiddlydoo)
Oct 17 • 54 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Cat Moser and Clint Dylan O’Gradey, AKA Cat & Clint. We recorded this at Twangadiddlydoo at Ayesha and Richard MacEwan’s place in Lockwood South,…
111: Gareth Bjaaland (Old Time Fiddling, Australian Slang, and Life in the Circus)
Oct 10 • 54 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Gareth Bjaaland, with special guest Nara Demasson on guitar. We recorded this on his family’s land in Barkers Vale NSW, outside of Nimbin. Tunes we'll…
110: Laura Murawski (Had Lots of Teachers)
Oct 3 • 49 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Laura Murawski! We recorded this at Burhania during Clifftop! Thanks so much AGAIN to all the Burhanses. Tunes we’ll play: Poor Little Mary Sitting in a…
109: Haakon Oyen (Live at Clifftop 2018)
Sep 26 • 49 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Haakon Oyen. We recorded this at Ry Burhans’ camp at clifftop! Thanks Ry! This episode of Get Up in the Cool is brought to you in part by Kauai Old Time!…
108: Clara Delfina (Live at Clifftop 2018)
Sep 19 • 53 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Clara Delfina! We recorded this at Burhania during Clifftop! Thanks AGAIN to Hilarie and Mark and Ry for letting me record at your camp this year! This…
107: Tom MacKenzie (Twin Banjos)
Sep 12 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Tom MacKenzie from Vermont! We recorded this at Vermont’s own Old Time on the Onion! Thanks again to RD Eno for inviting me to come teach the workshop!…
106: Jane Rothfield (Live at Clifftop 2018)
Sep 5 • 52 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Jane Rothfield, returning for her third appearance on Get Up in the Cool! Also joining us on guitar is Michael Starkey from Edinburgh. We recorded this…
105: Roger Netherton (Live at Clifftop)
Aug 29 • 39 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Roger Netherton! I ran into him Sunday night at Clifftop right after Ben Wetherbee and I arrived, and we set up a last minute recording session for the…
104: Gailanne Amundsen and Shona Carr (Live at Clifftop 2018)
Aug 22 • 59 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Gailanne Amundsen and Shona Carr! We recorded this at Burhania during Clifftop! Thanks again to Hilarie and Mark and Ry for letting me record all the…
103: Nate Paine (The Fiddling of Jon Bekoff)
Aug 15 • 57 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Nate Paine, the closest living source we have of Jon Bekoff’s tunes and fiddling. We recorded this at the 2nd annual Old Time on the Onion in Vermont…
102: Kristina Gaddy and Pete Ross (History of the Banjo)
Aug 8 • 77 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Kristina Gaddy and Pete Ross. We recorded at their home about a month ago when I was in town to play the Baltimore Square Dance. A few notes about this…
101: Brad Kolodner (Old Time in the Community)
Aug 1 • 69 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Brad Kolodner! Brad was my guest for episode one, and this is episode 101, and I feel very sentimental about that. I love having guests return on the…
100: Cameron DeWhitt (Episode 100! Ft. Scotty Leach and Brian Slattery)
Jul 25 • 82 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This is episode 100, and we have two special guest hosts today: Scotty Leach and Brian Slattery, and I’m the guest. They interviewed me and for better or worse I chose the…
99: Corey Husic (Gorillas, Birding, and Clyde Davenport Tunes)
Jul 18 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Corey Husic! As the title would suggest, the conversation goes in some interesting places. Tunes we’ll play: Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss Kitty Puss…
98: Leigh Rudnor (Cello in Old Time Music)
Jul 11 • 43 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is old time cellist, Leigh Rudnor! Tunes we’ll play: Johnny Court the Widow Sail Away Ladies Elk River Blues Down in the Willow Garden Rockingham Cindy…
97: Charlie Walden (Possum’s Big Fiddle Show)
Jul 4 • 47 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s episode is a crossover, shared universe, trad music spectacular with Charlie Walden’s new podcast, Possum’s Big Fiddle Show! This episode is a special video…
96: Ellen and Pete Vigour (Uncle Henry’s Favorites)
Jun 27 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Ellen and Pete Vigour from Uncle Henry’s Favorites! They came up from Charlottesville for the Brandywine Revival and I was happy to be able to steal…
95: Ida Mae Specker (Live at Black Creek Fiddlers’ Reunion)
Jun 21 • 49 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Ida Mae Specker! We recorded this in front of a live audience at Black Creek Fiddlers’ Reunion a few weeks ago. Tunes we’ll play: Boil Them Cabbage Down…
94: Jason Cade (Half a Hog-Eyed Man)
Jun 13 • 67 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Jason Cade, of Hog-Eyed Man. Tunes we’ll play: Poplar Bluff Rye Straw Bruce Green’s Jake Phelps’ Will Stegall’s Durang’s Hornpipe Kentucky Winder Allen…
93: Dara Weiss (Old Time Songs)
Jun 6 • 52 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Dara Weiss, from All Day Breakfast Stringband! We recorded at Black Creek about a week and a half ago. Thanks for having us, Black Creek! This episode is…
92: Joe Troop (Is Friends with a Smelly Old Bear)
May 30 • 59 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Joe Troop from Che Apalache, your favorite latingrass band! Joe and I had what might be the most whimsical jam to ever take place on the show, punctuated…
91: Riley Calcagno (Wants to Hang Out Backstage)
May 23 • 38 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Riley Calcagno of The Onlies, and more recently of Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno. We recorded this interview at the East Vancouver Old Time Social about…
90: Max Evans (Old Time in Canada, Formational Tunes, and Trendy Vegetables)
May 16 • 45 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Max Evans, fiddler for All Day Breakfast Stringband. We recorded this in Vancouver, BC, the morning after the first night of EVOS, the East Vancouver Old…
89: Molly Tenenbaum (Mystery, Joy, and Old Time Banjo)
May 9 • 47 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is old time banjoist and poet Molly Tenenbaum. Tunes we’ll play: Sail Away Ladies Sikepa Inongwa Mukaye Betsy Roscoe’s Gone Such a Gittin Upstairs Bonus…
88: Armin Barnett (Old Time Sources)
May 2 • 50 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Armin Barnett, another new friend from Seattle! Armin chose some really neat tunes, and he shed some more light on the history of the Seattle trad music…
87: Emily Keene (The Golden Age of Traditional Music in Seattle/Old Time Harmonica)
Apr 25 • 50 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Emily Keene. As we started warming up, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that this would be a harmonica episode! Wild Horses at Stony Point Sally…
86: Jenny Monfore (Will Homestead for Tunes)
Apr 18 • 57 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Jenny Monfore. We recorded this at her place in Seattle, a few days before the East Vancouver Old Time Social. Tunes we’ll play: Crockett’s Honeymoon…
85: Squirrel Butter (Charmaine Slaven & Charlie Beck)
Apr 11 • 61 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Charmaine Slaven & Charlie Beck of Squirrel Butter! We recorded this at Scott Killops’ house during the Portland Old Time Music Gathering. This episode…
84: Mark Tamsula and Richard Withers (Old Time Music of Southwestern Pennsylvania)
Apr 4 • 58 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Mark Tamsula and Richard Withers, and they brought some traditional music from Southwestern Pennsylvania to share! Tunes we’ll play: Down the River…
83: Lyle de Vitry (Old Time Obsession/Excavating Tombs)
Mar 28 • 62 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is my good buddy Lyle de Vitry, and I’m excited for you to meet him if you haven’t already, because his Old Time music story is really sweet, and his…
82: Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones (A Trip to Dittyville)
Mar 21 • 61 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! Many of you already know this week’s friends, because they’re some of Old Time’s most active performers, educators and recording artists: Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones. We met…
81: Bitter Bloom (Domenica Romagni and Mark Harris)
Mar 14 • 64 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are cellist Domenica Romagni and guitarist Mark Harris from Philadelphia’s own Bitter Bloom. We played some great tunes I’d never played before, like Quit…
80: Peter Mawanga (Traditional Music from Malawi)
Mar 7 • 65 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I have a really special friend this week: Peter Mawanga! Peter is a long-time collaborator with former Get Up in the Cool guest Andrew Finn Magill, and when they were on their…
79: Andy McLeod (A Curated History of Fingerstyle Guitar)
Feb 28 • 70 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Andy McLeod, and he brought with him a wonderful little history lesson on fingerstyle guitar! Tunes we’ll play: West Coast Blues Guitar Stomp Washington…
78: Matt Brown (Fiddler! Educator! Producer!)
Feb 21 • 49 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Matt Brown: old time fiddler, educator, and producer! I’m going to cut to the chase: I’m releasing this now because Matt Brown produced a wonderful new…
77: Devin Forest-Hines (Easy to Hear, Hard to Play)
Feb 14 • 51 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Devin Forest-Hines, with special guest friend Amelia Baker on guitar. We recorded this in Portland before the Old Time Gathering, about a month and a…
76: Brooks Masten (Banjo Builder)
Feb 7 • 82 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Brooks Masten. The banjo builder! Tunes we’ll play: Sandy River Belle Barlow Knife Rats Gone to Rest Rocking in the Weary Land Cumberland Gap Bonus…
75: Jess McIntosh (Suzuki/Crooked Tunes/The Gun Control Ads of Yesteryear)
Jan 31 • 43 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Jess McInstosh; we recorded this over Thanksgiving weekend in Chicago, the day after I recorded Charlie Walden. We played some of my very favorite tunes…
74: Ken Perlman (Melodic Clawhammer Banjo)
Jan 24 • 51 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Ken Perlman. The Ken Perlman! Tunes we’ll play: Billy in the Lowlands Folding Down the Sheets Squirrel Hunters Grover Jones Waltz Tennessee Mountain Fox…
73: Charlie Walden (Midwest Fiddling, Old Time Radio, and The Mando Mule)
Jan 17 • 62 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Charlie Walden. We recorded this at Rupert and Karen’s house in Chicago, so… thanks, new Chicago buddies! Tunes we’ll play: Arkansas Traveler Liberty…
72: Scott Mathis and Linda Askew (Music from the Tohono O’odham Nation)
Dec 20, 2017 • 46 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Scott Mathis and Linda Askew, and they brought with them GuAchi music from the Tohono O’odham nation! We recorded this in the middle of Clifftop week…
71: Joel Brown (Folk Punk, Crooked Tunes, and Community)
Dec 13, 2017 • 55 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Joel Brown! This interview was recorded in August at Joel’s house in Portland, OR, when I was in town to see my family. We talked about how OT is the…
70: Chris Dalnodar & Andy McLeod (Live at the Philadelphia Podcast Festival)
Dec 6, 2017 • 43 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Chris Dalnodar and Andy McLeod, and we recorded this interview and jam in front of a live, modestly-sized audience at the Philadelphia Podcast…
69: Jake Blount and Cameron DeWhitt (Live at John Salmon’s House PART II)
Nov 29, 2017 • 47 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s episode is part II of my show with Jake Blount at John Salmon’s house. Once again, this is a bit of a departure from the normal format of the show, in that there’s…
68: Jake Blount and Cameron DeWhitt (Live at John Salmon’s House)
Nov 22, 2017 • 51 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Jake Blount, and today’s episode is a show that we played as a duo in Philly at John Salmon’s house. Tunes we’ll play: Rolling River Tie Your Dog Sally…
67: Candace Showalter (Rockbridge 2017)
Nov 15, 2017 • 48 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Candace Showalter! If you want to hear us play Three Forks of the Cheat, this week’s bonus track, go to camerondewhitt.com and click the patreon button.…
66: Sasha Hsuczyk and Lyle Werner (Marcus Martin Tunes)
Nov 8, 2017 • 54 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! These week’s friends are Sasha Hsuczyk and Lyle Werner from The Leveetoppers! When I asked what tunes they wanted to play, they said Marcus Martin tunes! It’s been awhile…
65: William Seeders Mosheim (Maker of Banjos and Tunes)
Nov 1, 2017 • 57 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is William Seeders Mosheim, of Seeders Instruments and Carling and Will! We recorded this in front of a live audience at Black Creek Fiddlers’ Reunion, and…
64: Hen’s Teeth (Jane Rothfield and Nathan Bontrager)
Oct 25, 2017 • 58 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Jane Rothfield and Nathan Bontrager, AKA Hen’s Teeth! We played some old time music that I’m excited for you to hear. We recorded this interview a few…
63: Hunter Walker (Dulcimer Ambassador)
Oct 18, 2017 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Hunter Walker from Long Point String Band, with special guest guitarist and also friend Brian Bell! Hunter plays the mountain dulcimer, an instrument I…
62: Agnes Brogeby, Erling Bronsberg, Kristian Herner, Lydia Malmqvist (My New Swedish Pals)
Oct 11, 2017 • 57 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I have a lot of friends this week! Agnes Brogeby, Erling Bronsberg, Lydia Malmqvist, and Kristian Herner, from the bands The Rockridge Brothers, Six String Yada, and Friendly…
61: Chirps Smith (Midwestern Fiddler)
Oct 4, 2017 • 66 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Chirps Smith! And I’m really excited to be able to say that. We recorded this over Labor Day weekend in Chicago at the Midwest Sing and Stomp; so special…
60: John Lane (Missouri Fiddle Tunes)
Sep 27, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s guest is John Lane, and we’re going to play some Missouri tunes for you, and tell you which tunes you know and love have been Missouri tunes all along. You may be…
59: Lucas Pasley (First Hand Tunes)
Sep 20, 2017 • 58 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I’m really excited for you to hear my interview with this week’s friend, Lucas Pasley, because Lucas has a real, personal connection to this music, and it’s rare to interview…
58: Sonya Badigian (Four Syllables–Hard G)
Sep 13, 2017 • 69 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Sonya Badigian. I’m not sure exactly when I met Sonya; probably at Clifftop a few years ago, but I really got to know her when she invited me to her…
57: Craig Edwards (Feed Your Loa)
Sep 6, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Craig Edwards! We recorded this interview at the Harry Smith Frolic at the tail end of a thunderstorm, which I maintain is one of my favorite settings…
56: Libby Weitnauer (Live at Black Creek Fiddlers’ Reunion)
Aug 30, 2017 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Libby Weitnauer! We recorded this interview in front of a live audience at Black Creek Fiddlers’ Reunion, and I’ve been really excited to share it,…
55: Hilarie Burhans (Queen of Burhania)
Aug 23, 2017 • 58 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is clawhammer banjoist, restaurateur, and queen of Burhania, Hilarie Burhans. We recorded this episode at the Brandywine Revival Festival, and I’m really…
54: Rusty and Nancy Neithammer (Twin Fiddling/Hanging Out with Tommy)
Aug 16, 2017 • 41 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Rusty and Nancy Neithammer! I’ve been trying to get them on the show for quite a while, because they’re the best. And they have awesome stories about…
53: Seth Swingle (Old Banjo Tunes in Rare Tunings)
Aug 9, 2017 • 53 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This is a very special episode of Get Up in the Cool, because my guest is Seth Swingle. We recorded this interview at Clifftop last year, very late in the festival. Seth was…
52: Joe Showalter (Tunes from Two Gun Terry)
Jul 26, 2017 • 52 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Joe Showalter. I stopped by his house a couple months ago at the end of my first Get Up in the Cool tour, and it was really nice to get to know him a…
51: Jake Blount (Reparations)
Jul 19, 2017 • 80 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s guest is one of my dearest friends in the Old Time community, Jake Blount, and this is his second appearance on Get Up in the Cool. I love having Jake on the show,…
50: Spencer & Rains (Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas Fiddle Tunes)
Jul 12, 2017 • 57 min
Welcome to episode 50 of Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. That’s right! 50 episodes! Technically 53, but 3 of those are rebroadcasts or best of episodes, so they don’t count. And who better to feature on Get Up in the…
49: Palmer and Greg Loux (Old Time Power Couple/Run of the Mill String Band)
Jul 5, 2017 • 70 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Palmer and Greg Loux from Run of the Mill String Band! I got to know them at my first clifftop back in 2014, when I gave their son’s friend a ride and…
48: Scotty Leach (Keeps Coming Back to Old Time)
Jun 28, 2017 • 61 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Scotty Leach! Scotty was one of the first names on my list when I started asking people to be on my show, because he was basically the first friend I…
47: Patrick Heavner (Pisgah Banjo Co.)
Jun 21, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Patrick Heavner, the CEO and founder of Pisgah Banjo Company. If you’re a banjo nerd, this episode’s for you: we talk a lot of shop. I’m actually pretty…
46: Ethan Hawkins (If You’re Not Having Fun, You’re Not Doing it Right)
Jun 14, 2017 • 50 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool, Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is one of my favorite flat-pickers, songwriters, and old time musicians, Ethan Hawkins. I met him at Mt. Airy a couple years ago, and immediately got a big…
45: Kilby Spencer (Old Time Hand-Me-Downs)
Jun 7, 2017 • 61 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Kilby Spencer, and he’s kind of my new favorite fiddler. I wasn’t able to fully enjoy his fiddling while playing with him, because I was really…
44: Mark Simos (The Other Side of Complexity)
May 31, 2017 • 67 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Mark Simos, fiddler and professor at Berklee College of Music. I visited him in his home back in February when I took my Boston trip. I didn’t know Mark…
43: Spencer Family and Friends (Living Links to the Source)
May 24, 2017 • 63 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This episode features a lot of my new friends! Thornton, Emily and Kilby Spencer, Kelly Brieding and Debbie Bramer. Kilby Spencer reached out to me a while back with some…
42: Shohei Tsutsumi (Old Time in Japan/Appalachian Studies)
May 17, 2017 • 66 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Shohei Tsutsumi. He recently moved from Osaka, Japan, to Boone, North Carolina for an Appalachian Studies program at Appalachian State. We talk about…
41: Tim Rowell (Will Teach You How to Play Banjo)
May 10, 2017 • 66 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I hope you’re ready for more banjo duets, because this week’s friend is Tim Rowell! Tim’s a fantastic clawhammer banjoist, tune collector, and educator, and we had an awesome…
40: Liana Moskowitz (Whose Music Is This Anyway?)
May 3, 2017 • 71 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! Today’s friend is one of my favorite Philly fiddlers, Liana Moskowitz. Liana started the most recent incarnation of West Philly’s bi-monthly jam on the 2nd floor of the Gojjo…
39: Aaron Olwell (Juggling Traditions)
Apr 26, 2017 • 39 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Aaron Olwell! We recorded in Charlottesville, Virginia on my recent trip South. Aaron is a fantastic fiddler and clarinetist, and I’m sure he plays lots…
38: Ruth Rappaport and Ben Wetherbee (Old Time Family Band)
Apr 19, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Ruth Rappaport and Ben Wetherbee. We recorded our jam in Bach Bui’s apartment during my Patreon-funded Boston trip a couple months ago. Ruth and Ben…
37: Sophie Enloe (Portland Old Time Part II)
Apr 12, 2017 • 58 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is fiddler Sophie Enloe; we recorded this at her house in Portland when I was home for Christmas. She chose a bunch of bonkers tunes that I fully intend on…
36: Gabrielle Macrae (Old Time in Portland, OR)
Apr 5, 2017 • 46 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Gabrielle Macrae, of The Horsenecks and The Macrae Sisters! The Horsenecks (mention CD and UK tour): http://www.horsenecks.com/ Old Sledge by The Macrae…
35: Dotty Moore (Suzuki Refugee)
Mar 29, 2017 • 54 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friends are Dotty Moore on fiddle and special guest accompanist, Jordan Rast, on guitar. Dotty didn’t have any particular theme in mind, so we threw a set together…
34: Chris Dalnodar (Ragtime Apologist)
Mar 15, 2017 • 61 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is fiddler Chris Dalnodar, and he brought with him a very serious topic: people should learn to play rags at old time jams and not be afraid of flat keys.…
33: Jordan Rast (Growing Up Old Time)
Mar 8, 2017 • 62 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is fiddler and songwriter Jordan Rast. Jordan grew up going to clifftop, and he shared a lot of fun stories that I vicariously enjoyed. Most people sort of…
32: Carl Baron (The Fiddlers of Central West Virginia)
Mar 1, 2017 • 62 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s episode is very special to me; it’s my interview and jam with Carl Baron. My friend Stephen Landis, former and probably future guest of the show, taught me my…
31: Deb Shebish (Joe Dawson’s Fiddle Tunes)
Feb 22, 2017 • 59 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Deb Shebish, and she’s brought with her a handful of tunes and sweet memories of the late fiddler from Bloomington, Indiana, Joe Dawson. As transmitters…
30: Don Stratton (Original Northern Flavor)
Feb 15, 2017 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is fiddler Don Stratton, and he has some original old time tunes to share with a northern flavor. We recorded this in Alan Kaufman’s cabin during the…
29: ‎Ludvig Drevfjäll (Old Time Infatuation)
Feb 8, 2017 • 47 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is the award winning clawhammer banjoist, old time fanatic, and fiddler, Ludvig Drevfjäll. I’m really glad I had the opportunity to ask him about his story,…
28: Trip Henderson (Old Time Harmonica)
Feb 1, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This episode is a great departure from the fiddling you can expect to hear on this program, because my guest is Trip Henderson and his bag of harmonicas. We talk about the…
27: David Deacon (Kentucky Fiddle Tunes)
Jan 25, 2017 • 53 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is David Deacon, and he curated a nice handful of Kentucky fiddle tunes for us to play! We recorded this at the Brandywine Revival Festival last summer,…
26: Bertram Levy (Pioneer of Melodic Clawhammer Banjo)
Jan 18, 2017 • 45 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is one of the first people I met at my first ever Clifftop, melodic clawhammer banjoist Bertram Levy. We recorded this late in the week at the Keith McManus…
25: Andrew Finn Magill (Live at The Random Tea Room)
Jan 11, 2017 • 50 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is the virtuosic and eclectic fiddler, Andrew Finn Magill. We recorded this interview and jam in front a live audience at The Random Tea Room in…
24: Gordon Arnold (Old Time Cello)
Dec 14, 2016 • 55 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This is the last episode of 2016! As awful as this year has been, what with the fascists and the celebrity deaths, I’ve had such a great time recording this show; I think it…
23: Rachel Eddy (Inclusivity and Jam Etiquette)
Dec 7, 2016 • 77 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Rachel Eddy! She wanted to talk about inclusivity and etiquette in Old Time sessions, which we sometimes touch on in this show, but Rachel approaches the…
22: Alan Kaufman (The Songsmith)
Nov 30, 2016 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I hope you enjoy Alan Kaufman: Episode 2; the Songsmith. Last week we played his original tunes, this week we’re singing his original songs. Enjoy! Buy Alan and Don's CD, All…
21: Alan Kaufman (The Tunesmith)
Nov 22, 2016 • 41 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s and next week’s friend is Alan Kaufman! Also joining us is Don Stratton on guitar, who will be featured in his own episode in the near future. Alan is a tunesmith…
20: Stephen Landis (Fiddle Hermit)
Nov 16, 2016 • 69 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. How are you doing? It’s been a rough week. I know I’ve been feeling anxious, pent up. Some of you have been binge listening NPR and Facebooking yourselves to sleep; just…
19: Alex Lacquement (Old Time Bass)
Nov 9, 2016 • 41 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Alex Lacquement, and he’s a bassist! A Get Up in the Cool first, and hopefully not the last. Alex plays Old Time music with a lot of freedom, but he has…
17: Jane Rothfield (Chasing the Old Time Muse)
Oct 26, 2016 • 48 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s featured friend is very dear to me, and I’m sure to many of you as well: fiddler, banjoist, tunesmith and vessel of the Old Time muse, Jane Rothfield. Also,…
18: Ron Buchanan (Square Dance Tunes)
Oct 26, 2016 • 44 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. The Old Time community is of full of internal rock stars. Some of them realize how impressive they are and they act accordingly, and I’m not trying to throw shade, I think…
16: Adam Hurt (Early Galax Fiddling)
Oct 19, 2016 • 85 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool, Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! I’m real proud to present my jam and conversation with fiddler and melodic clawhammer banjoist extraordinaire Adam Hurt. Adam wanted to do an episode on early Galax fiddling,…
15: Nikos Pappas (Kentucky Fiddling)
Oct 12, 2016 • 45 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend was named Kentucky Master Fiddle Player by The National Endowment of the Arts, and I’m real proud to have him on the show. His name is Nikos Pappas, and…
14: David Bass (Round Peak Fiddling)
Oct 5, 2016 • 46 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool! Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week's friend is David Bass! October is Get Up in the Cool month, which means I’m sharing my conversations and jams with all of Old Time’s heaviest hitters, and in…
13: Jody Kruskal (Old Time Concertina)
Sep 28, 2016 • 63 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is concertinist Jody Kruskal. If you don't know what a concertina is, that's normal—Jody will explain everything, just know that you're in for treat. Jody…
12: Luke Chohany (Baltimore Boys Part II)
Sep 21, 2016 • 58 min
Welcome to episode 12 of Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s episode is the second installment in the Baltimore Boys trilogy, featuring Luke Chohany: a fantastic old time and bluegrass guitarist, and I gotta…
11: Alex Kramer (Alex Kramer)
Sep 14, 2016 • 56 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week’s friend is Alex Kramer. When we recorded this I really didn’t know anything about him, but I knew that I liked his playing quite a bit and I perceived him to be a…
10: Deb Justice (Hammered Dulcimer in Old Time Music)
Sep 7, 2016 • 45 min
Hi friends! I hope you’re all ready to Get Up in the Cool, by which I mean, get transported to a magical fairy land because this week for episode 10 Deb Justice brought her hammered dulcimer. Deb has her PhD in ethnomusicology, so she’s real nerdy about…
9: Chris Dalnodar (Sarah Armstrong Tunes)
Aug 31, 2016 • 50 min
Welcome to episode 9 of Get Up in the Cool, Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt, and Friends. I’m Cameron, and my featured friend this week is fiddler Chris Dalnodar. Seeing as we both live in Philadelphia and his was the first local episode of the show,…
8: Jake Blount (African American Fiddle Music)
Aug 24, 2016 • 63 min
Welcome to Episode 8 of Get Up in the Cool, Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends. This week I’m proud to present my interview and jam with Ethnomusicologist, Fiddler, Banjo player, and BFF Jake Blount. This week’s theme is African American…
7: Keith McManus (Honorary Mayor of Clifftop, actual Mayor of Greensboro, PA)
Aug 17, 2016 • 52 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool, Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week, I’m proud to present Episode 7, featuring Keith McManus, honorary mayor of clifftop, actual mayor of Greensboro, Pennsylvania. Also joining us are Jim Meckley and…
6: Brian Slattery (I learned this tune from…)
Aug 10, 2016 • 54 min
Welcome to Get Up in the Cool, episode 6, wherein I jam and chat with renaissance man Brian Slattery. I really love the theme of this episode: Brian doesn’t learn old time tunes from source recordings, so he chose tunes that he learned from specific…
5: Bach Bui (Mack Blalock Tunes via James Bryan)
Aug 3, 2016 • 48 min
Hello Friends! This is episode 5 of Get Up in the Cool, wherein one of my favorite people ever, Bach Bui, plays James Bryan playing Mack Blalock; I’ll let Bach explain the details. Suffice it to say, you probably haven’t heard these tunes, as they are…
4: Ryland Burhans (C Tunes/Is This Tune Racist?)
Jul 27, 2016 • 48 min
This is Get Up in the Cool Episode 4: A New Hope. This is actually the first episode I recorded, and I’m so glad that my first guest was the mischievous and charismatic Ryland Burhans. He was the very first person to respond when I began to look for…
3: Rachel Junior and Helen Dana La Fleur (Old Time and Bluegrass Vocal Duets)
Jul 20, 2016 • 52 min
Welcome to episode 3 of Get Up in the Cool! This week’s episode features Rachel Junior and Helen Dana La Fleur of Sick Sad & Lonesome. Their specialty is Old time and Bluegrass vocal duets! This one’s chock full of purdy singin’. Here’s how great this…
2: Harry Bolick (Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s)
Jul 13, 2016 • 51 min
Today we have a very special friend on the show, Harry Bolick. This year Harry released his book of transcriptions called Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s, and we’re going to play a few tunes from it. These tunes are really interesting;…
1: Brad Kolodner (New Takes on Old Tunes)
Jul 5, 2016 • 63 min
Part One in the "Baltimore Boys" series, wherein I jam with the friends (and tenants) of Brad Kolodner. We discuss growing up in the household of hammered-dulcimer titan, Ken Kolodner, and play some of their best modern takes on traditional tunes. This…