Ben Kaufmann

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Yonder Mountain String Band: Bluegrass for People That Don't Like Bluegrass

    "I don't feel at all that we have made it in the bluegrass world. We exist on the fringe at best," Yonder Mountain String Band bassist Ben Kaufmann lamented back in 2003. "The bluegrass music we are writing is different than the other bluegrass music that is out there. I think it is going to take pe ... More >>

  • Music

    August 22, 2002

    The Grass Is Greener

    While stretching the boundaries of old-timey bluegrass, Yonder Mountain String Band has reached a peak