Vassar Clements

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Vassar Carlton Clements
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Inducted into the IBMA Hall of Fame in 2018 and also The Bluegrass Music Hall Of Fame.
American Musician, played Fiddle, Violin, Viola, Cello and worked as Producer and Arranger. Born April 25, 1928 Kinard, South Carolina and died August 16, 2005 Nashville, Tennessee. Husband of Millie Clements. Noted for his bluesy improvisations. Toured and recorded with three of the most influential early bands: Bill Monroe, Jim and Jesse, and Jimmy Martin. Leading figure in the New Grass movement, with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Hartford, Earl Scruggs, and his own Vassar Clements Band. Six Grammy nominations and one win (2005) for his participation in the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s recording of “Earl’s Breakdown.” Spearheaded a unique genre of music known as “hillbilly jazz.”
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RRVC 236 Vassar Clements - Southern Country Waltzes album art Vassar Clements Southern Country Waltzes (Comp) Rural Rhythm Records RRVC 236 US 1970 Sell This Version
UAS 9801, UAS-9801 Vassar Clements - Will The Circle Be Unbroken album art The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band* Featuring Mother Maybelle Carter*, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Roy Acuff, Merle Travis, Jimmy Martin Also Featuring Vassar Clements, Junior Huskey, Norman Blake (2), Pete 'Oswald' Kirby The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band* Featuring Mother Maybelle Carter*, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Roy Acuff, Merle Travis, Jimmy Martin Also Featuring Vassar Clements, Junior Huskey, Norman Blake (2), Pete 'Oswald' Kirby - Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Album) United Artists Records, United Artists Records UAS 9801, UAS-9801 US 1972 Sell This Version
Rounder 0016 Vassar Clements - Crossing The Catskills album art Vassar Clements Crossing The Catskills (Album) Rounder Records Rounder 0016 US 1973 Sell This Version
OHS 90024 Vassar Clements - Blues And Bluegrass album art The Dixie Gentlemen With Tut Taylor Featuring The Fine Fiddle Of Vassar Clements The Dixie Gentlemen With Tut Taylor Featuring The Fine Fiddle Of Vassar Clements - Blues And Bluegrass (Album) Old Homestead Records OHS 90024 US 1973 Sell This Version
SPFF 1011 Vassar Clements - Hillbilly Jazz album art Vassar Clements Hillbilly Jazz (Album) Flying Fish (2) SPFF 1011 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
SRM-1-1022 Vassar Clements - Vassar Clements album art Vassar Clements Vassar Clements (Album) Mercury SRM-1-1022 US 1975 Sell This Version
SRM-1-1058 Vassar Clements - Superbow album art Vassar Clements Superbow (Album) Mercury SRM-1-1058 US 1975 Sell This Version
R328 Vassar Clements - Norman Blake / Tut Taylor / Sam Bush / Butch Robins / Vassar Clements / David Holland / Jethro Burns album art Norman Blake (2) / Tut Taylor / Sam Bush / Butch Robins / Vassar Clements / David Holland* / Jethro Burns Norman Blake (2) / Tut Taylor / Sam Bush / Butch Robins / Vassar Clements / David Holland* / Jethro Burns - Norman Blake / Tut Taylor / Sam Bush / Butch Robins / Vassar Clements / David Holland / Jethro Burns (Album) HDS (2) R328 Australia 1975 Sell This Version
SNTF 722 Vassar Clements - Hillbilly Jazz Volume 2 album art Vassar Clements Hillbilly Jazz Volume 2(LP, RE) Sonet SNTF 722 UK & Europe 1975 Sell This Version
SNTF 721 Vassar Clements - Hillbilly Jazz Volume 1 album art Vassar Clements Hillbilly Jazz Volume 1(LP, RE) Sonet SNTF 721 UK & Europe 1975 Sell This Version
SNTF 748 Vassar Clements - The Bluegrass Session album art Vassar Clements The Bluegrass Session (Album) Stony Plain Records SNTF 748 UK 1977 Sell This Version
FF-073, 073 Vassar Clements - Nashville Jam album art Vassar Clements, Doug Jernigan, Jesse McReynolds, Buddy Spicher Vassar Clements, Doug Jernigan, Jesse McReynolds, Buddy Spicher - Nashville Jam (Album) Flying Fish (2), Stony Plain Records FF-073, 073 US 1979 Sell This Version
VR2-002 Vassar Clements - The Man The Legend album art Vassar Clements The Man The Legend(LP, Album) Vassille VR2-002 US 1982 Sell This Version
MDM C-1002 Vassar Clements - Westport Drive album art Vassar Clements Westport Drive (Album) Mind Dust Music MDM C-1002 US 1984 Sell This Version
MR2-001 Vassar Clements - Country Classics album art Vassar Clements Country Classics(2xLP) Misty Records (8) MR2-001 US 1984 Sell This Version
0207 Vassar Clements - Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland album art Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland - Vassar Clements, John Hartford, Dave Holland (Album) Rounder Records 0207 US 1985 Sell This Version
FF 385 Vassar Clements - Hillbilly Jazz Rides Again album art Vassar Clements Hillbilly Jazz Rides Again (Album) Flying Fish (2) FF 385 US 1986 Sell This Version
FF 421 Vassar Clements - Together At Last album art Stephane Grappelli*Vassar Clements Stephane Grappelli*Vassar Clements - Together At Last (Album) Flying Fish (2) FF 421 US 1987 Sell This Version
SR-101 Vassar Clements - And His Hillbilly Jazz album art Vassar Clements And His Hillbilly Jazz Shikata Records SR-101 US 1988 Sell This Version
BMR2-113 Vassar Clements - Bluegrass Bonanza album art Various, The Wood Brothers (2), Josh Graves, Glen Duncan, Roy Huskey Jr., Larry McNeely, Dan Kelly (12), Bashful Brother Oswald, Charlie Collins (3), Vassar Clements, Jesse McReynolds, Greg Geohring Various, The Wood Brothers (2), Josh Graves, Glen Duncan, Roy Huskey Jr., Larry McNeely, Dan Kelly (12), Bashful Brother Oswald, Charlie Collins (3), Vassar Clements, Jesse McReynolds, Greg Geohring - Bluegrass Bonanza (Album) The Beautiful Music Company BMR2-113 US 1990 Sell This Version
BMC2-162 Vassar Clements - Rocky Top 30 Bluegrass Hits Cassette 1 album art The Wood Brothers (2), Josh Graves, Glen Duncan, Roy Huskey Jr., Larry McNeely, Dan Kelly (12), Bashful Brother Oswald, Charlie Collins (3), Vassar Clements, Jesse McReynolds, Greg Geohring The Wood Brothers (2), Josh Graves, Glen Duncan, Roy Huskey Jr., Larry McNeely, Dan Kelly (12), Bashful Brother Oswald, Charlie Collins (3), Vassar Clements, Jesse McReynolds, Greg Geohring - Rocky Top 30 Bluegrass Hits Cassette 1(Cass, Album) The Beautiful Music Company BMC2-162 US 1990 Sell This Version
ROUNDER CD 0287 Vassar Clements - Grass Routes album art Vassar Clements Grass Routes(CD, Album) Rounder Records ROUNDER CD 0287 US 1991 Sell This Version
FF 70592 Vassar Clements - Once In A While album art Vassar Clements Once In A While(CD, Album) Flying Fish (2) FF 70592 US 1992 Sell This Version
17 027 Vassar Clements - Sentimental Journey: The Bluegrass~Jazz Experience album art Ginger Boatwright And Vassar Clements Featuring Woody Herman Ginger Boatwright And Vassar Clements Featuring Woody Herman - Sentimental Journey: The Bluegrass~Jazz Experience(CD, Album) LaserLight Digital 17 027 US 1994 Sell This Version
WH 3306-2 Vassar Clements - An Americana Christmas album art Vassar Clements, Norman & Nancy Blake, Roy Huskey Jr. Vassar Clements, Norman & Nancy Blake, Roy Huskey Jr. - An Americana Christmas (Album) Winter Harvest WH 3306-2 US 1995 Sell This Version