River Cities' Reader: I'm surprised you're at home. You have a reputation for going on the road and staying there. Dave Holland: I was in England this weekend performing a bass concerto composed by a very fine British composer.
Very few people will disagree that Bill Monroe is the father of bluegrass music. But I wonder how many of them will admit that it was a young female fiddler from Champaign, Illinois, who made it a viable commercial entity in the 21st Century.