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For Booking: Mike Green & Associates
339 E. Liberty Street, Suite 220, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-769-7254 voice / 734-761-7559 fax / 734-678-4722 cell / E-mail
Office Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday

MUSIC
Association of North Country Fiddlers of Northern New York State
Bernunzio Vintage Instruments
Cajun & Zydeco Radio
Cajun UK

CajunZydecoNet
Cascade Zydeco
Center for American Music
Festival International
Festival International de Louisiane is a FREE family event celebrating the French cultural heritage of southern Louisiana – primarily a combination of French, African, Caribbean and Hispanic influences.
FestivalTrek.com
Fiddle Discussion Board
A collection of individual forums to discuss all things related to the fiddle and the violin.
Fiddle Farmers
Everything you always wanted to know about fiddling but were afraid to ask.
fidl Ventures
Website of 5-time National Fiddle Champion Tony Ludiker. Home to fidl Press (fiddling instruction books/tapes), Northwest Fiddle Contest schedule, Ludiker Fiddle Camp, and the Tony & Darin Fiddle Contest.
Folk Music Home Page
Folk MusicWeb Pages
The Fortissimo Web project provides web space and design services to folk artists, clubs and festivals at no cost.
Folk Music Society of NY
The Folk Music Society of New York, Inc. / New York Pinewoods Folk Music Club runs concerts, weekends, classes, singing parties, and get-togethers, all with an emphasis on traditional folk music of all flavors.
folkmusic.org
Offers information about artists and venues, resources for musicians and lists pointers to other folk-related World Wide Web and Internet information.
Fret ‘n Fiddle – Joe Dobbs
“Music From the Mountains” radio show in West Virginia.
Hawkesbury National Fiddle Festival (Aust)
Homespun Occasions
I Hear America Singing/PBS Great Performances
A Program that Jay & Molly appeared on. Great Site! Pictures from the show, sound clips and reference material.
Let’s Zydeco!
David Levine Workshops
Information on publications and workshops for students, parents and staff in school systems and communities on social skills, reducing risk and building resiliency.
Louisiana Folk Roots
Dewey Balfa helped Jay & Molly establish Ashokan’s Cajun program at Southern Week in the 1980s. Christine and Dirk met at Ashokan in the 90s and Jay & Molly were privileged to be involved with the first Dewey Balfa Cajun & Creole Heritage Week in 1999.
Ludikermusic.com
Home to KimDem Publishing and RainBows violin bows.
National Public Radio
NPR serves nearly 20 million listeners weekly via more than 680 NPR member stations. NPR also distributes programming to listeners in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa via NPR Worldwide, to military installations overseas via American Forces Network, and throughout Japan via cable.
Native Ground Music
Native Ground Music publishes books, cassetes and CD’s focusing on different musical genres of the 19th century to include railroad, Civil War, cowboy, pioneer, nature, children and more.
 Old-Time Fiddle Festival
3 Stages of Old-Time, Irish, Bluegrass, Blues, Contradancing, English Country Dance, Ceili, Clogging, and Sing-alongs.
 Old Time Herald
 The Online Music School
Featuring the music of master fiddle player and fiddle maker Jim McKillop in Video/DVD and CDs.
 Orangeville Fiddle and Step Dance Camp
 The Portland Collection Homepage
Internet home of “The Portland Collection” book, available on our Books page.
Prairie Home Companion – Garrison Keillor
Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp
SF Bayou
Sheet Music Online
Find all your favorite sheet music. Musical instruments at low prices!
Spencertown Academy
SummerSongs
Explore all aspects of songwriting, music, singing & the music business at this Summer Songwriting Camp!
WAMC Radio
Northeast Public Radio Station in Albany, NY. It is now ‘broadcasting’ on internet radio via RealAudio. You can listen right now if you have RealAudio 
MUSIC PRODUCTION
Nevessa Production
Recording studio where Jay & Molly’s album “The Lover’s Waltz” was recorded.
Oasis CD Duplication
A Musician’s Guide to CD & Cassette Duplication & Promotion.
Vincitore’s Pianos & Organs
Watch City Arts
A producer of fine folk music concerts in the Greater Boston area.
 
DANCING
Ballroomdances.org
The primary site for ballroom dance information in Western Massachusetts and the New York Capital District — featuring a calendar of dances in the area, lists of instructors, and links to other ballroom dance information on the Internet. Updated weekly or more often.
CLOG, Inc
Country Dance New York
English Country and Contra dancing at Metropolitan Duane Hall.
Dance Flurry
A festival of music and dance held yearly in February in beautiful and historic Saratoga Springs, New York.
DanceSpots Network
Locate Dance Spots and Teachers throughout the US & Canada!
FeatherSite
Dancing and Chickens!
Gerry & Chuck’s Square Dance Homepage
got2lindy.com
Hoedown Productions
Your source for country, folk, and western entertainment.
The Lindy Library
A collection of Lindy Hop steps.
The National & New England Swing Dance Server
Everything swing including the National Swing Dance Calendar, Teacher Directory, Partner Network, Classified Ads, Discussion Forums, music recommendations and more. 
Time2dance.com
Your information resource for dancing in the Delaware Valley.
Tompkins County Country Dances
Information about the Tompkins County Country Dances in Ithaca, NY as well as other very interesting links.
Victoria’s Revenge Dancefest
Spring contra dance weekend in Cape May, NJ (May 11 & 12, 2001) and American Buffalo Fall dance weekend at Buffalo Gap, WV (Sept. 14-16, 2001).
Yehoodi.com
Yehoodi is a website for the hardcore lindyhopper with the intent of fostering the community online and off. Founded in Sept 1998 by Manu Smith and Frank Dellario, it is now managed by a volunteer staff of over six administrators (Yehoodistrators) and various technical advisors covering news, calendar events, a discussion board, a biweekly talk show and a 24/7 internet radio show.
 
CIVIL WAR
The Civil War Home Page
Gettysburg College Civil War Institute
Guide to the Civil War
 
ASHOKAN
Western & Swing Week Pictures
New York Swing Dance Server, includes photos of Western & Swing Week by Carlos Cardona.
Southern Week Pictures
George Touchstone has put up some wonderful pictures he took at Southern Week.
Ted Crane’s Northern Week Pages
Ted’s pictures from Northern Week.
Thomas Locker
Award winning painter and author. Painter of the cover art for our CD “The Catskill Collection.”
 
BUY CDs
Amazon
Online warehouse of books and music CD’s, including several by Jay & Molly.
CDNOW
Online discount music warehouse offering over 300,000 titles by over 50,000 artists, including several by Jay & Molly.
Public Radio Music Source
You can get most of our recordings and many others from them online.
 
REGIONAL – HUDSON VALLEY, NY
catskillart.net
Catskill History, Art Reproductions, Original Artwork, and Regional Interest.
 
HISTORY AND CULTURE
PBS American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant
Tradition Magazine
Tradition is a quarterly magazine featuring mainly British traditions & customs; music, song & dance; history, myth & legend, with worldwide CD reviews and listings of festivals and diary dates.
 

 

MUSICIANS / BANDS
Claudine Arcand
Balfa Toujours
Traditional Cajun band from Southwest Louisiana whose goal is to carry on in the footsteps of their mentors, the Balfa Brothers.
The Blue Rays
David Bromberg
Catskill Cajun Band
Bringing Cajun, swing and Zydeco music to dancers and traditional music lovers up and down the Hudson Valley.
Chanka Chank
A Cajun/Zydeco Band from Rochester, NY.
Charivari
Judy Collins
Send e-mail directly to Judy, talk with her fans, learn about Judy Collins’ work with UNICEF, check out Judy’s discography and more.
John Doan
National touring and recording artist.
Steve Gorn
World respected bansuri master.
The Grateful Dead
Lloyd Green
Pedal steel legend Lloyd Green’s new CD featuring Ashokan Farewell.
Nanci Griffith
GROOVEMONGERS
Our repertoire reflects diverse musical interests and includes New England, Southern, French Canadian, Celtic, Klezmer, and ragtime, as well as original tunes.
Thomas Hampson
Hailed as the leading baritone of his generation, he has been recognized for his versatility and breadth of achievement in opera, song, recording, research and pedagogy.
Lyn Hardy
John Hartford
His unique combination of bluegrass, folk, country, and old-time music is chronicled in his complete discography.
Donna Hébert
Franco-American fiddler and singer, fiddle workshop leader and teacher, contradance musician.
Priscilla Herdman
New York-based interpreter of a wide variety of contemporary songwriters.
Susan Kevra
Contra and square dance caller.
John Kirk and Trish Miller
John Kirk and Trish Miller travel the US and abroad and play traditional and original stringband music.
Cleo Laine and John Dankworth
Laurie Lewis
During the past two decades, the Berkeley, California-based band leader/singer/songwriter/fiddler/guitarist/bass player has quietly established herself as one of the finest, most diversely talented artists in traditional music.
The Mammals
Laurel Massé
Marley’s Ghost Home Page
Margaret Mathews
Kathy Mattea
Mary McCaslin
Known for her songs about the West, its landscape, and its outlaws as well as her insightful songs about relationships, Mary has influenced countless other performers..
L.E. McCullough
Irish Tinwhistle, Flute, Etc. – Prize-winning performer, composer and producer, L.E. McCullough plays on several of Jay and Molly’s recordings including Lovers’ Waltz. Also played on the PBS soundtracks for Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (RCA) and The West (Sony Classical).
Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Singers, musicians and songwriters of international reputation. They have performed to critical and popular acclaim throughout North America, Europe and the Far East.
Victor Mecyssne
Singer & songwriter.
Abby Newton / Celtic Crossing
A cellist who specializes in traditional Scottish music.
Cindy Overstreet
Has been teaching & performing swing dancing for over 10 years.
Stacy Phillips
Plays dobro and violin and has written many books on various aspects of these instruments.
Popcorn Behavior
These Vermont youngsters evoke a passionate whirlwind tour of various world styles from upstream traditional folk to downtown jazz.
Bonnie Raitt
Jean Redpath
Jean Redpath’s website contains the traditional Scottish performer’s biography, index of recordings,audio samples, order forms and booking information.
Jean Ritchie
Leslie Ritter and Scott Petito
Peter Schickele
John Sebastian
The place for all John Sebastian fans from Lovin’ Spoonful to Welcome Back Kotter on to The J-Band.
Siren Songs
Singer and guitarist John Hall (of the band Orleans) and his songwriting partner Johanna Hall have a new record coming out. They have written songs for artists ranging from Ricky Skaggs to Bobby McFerrin, from Janis Joplin to Bonnie Raitt, from the Oak Ridge Boys to Chaka Khan.
Swingadelic
Thirty Below
Quebec Traditional & Folk Music Site.
Butch Thompson
The official website of jazz pianist Butch Thompson. You’ll find many pages of resources for presenters and fans alike.
Artie Traum
Folksinger-instrumentalist Artie Traum is considered one of the premier guitar players today. In performance, teaching workshops for Taylor Guitars, or producing albums, he is a legend in the world of music.
Vananver Caravan
Their concerts include music, song and some dance, with the artistry and dynamism for which their company is known. Bill and Livia perform as a duo and also offer solo concerts.
Glenn Weiser
Fingerstyle guitarist and harmonica player who performs Celtic music and country blues. Free Celtic fingerstyle guitar and harmonica tab, and information about his Celtic guitar and harmonica books.
John Whelan
Wild Asparagus
A five-person band from Western Massachusetts. Drawing upon music from New England, the British Isles, and Canada, as well as classical sources.
Dar Williams