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Claude Martin
CD Release and Tribute
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 7:30 pm.
BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown, MD, 20874 (Directions)
Suggested donation of $15 may be given at the door.
All tickets are general admission.
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CD Release and Tribute: Claude Martin CD Release and Tribute: Claude Martin
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Claude Martin & His Daughter. Claude Martin & His Daughter.
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Claude Martin Claude Martin
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Matt KinmanRobbie CaruthersRalph Gordon, Zan McLeod and The Martin Family Band and just announced - The Damascus Old Time Jam will be kicking things off at 7pm!
Join family and friends for a show dedicated to the memory and celebration of well-known Maryland traditional fiddle player, Claude Martin. One of the finest fiddle players of his generation, "Fiddlin' Claude" passed away in October 2016 while working on his first solo fiddle album.

Claude Martin had a reputation for unerring rhythm and a true old-time style, with his own improvisation and songwriting as impressive as his knowledge of tradition.  The concert will be hosted by Walt Michael of Common Ground on the Hill, and also serves as a CD release. The evening is sponsored by the area’s major folk music institutions: Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Institute of Musical Traditions. Special thanks to Patuxent Records and Asparagus Media for work on the recordings.

Truly, a one-of-a-kind evening not to be missed, Claude leaves behind a loving family and proceeds will go to benefit his daughter.

Visit Claude Martin Tribute's website at www.facebook.com/events/13026094.

Lydia Sylvia Martin - Old Time Banjo Contest