Vassar Clements



Vassar Clements

Rating
Active
1950 to 2010
Born
April 25, 1928 in Kinard
Died
August 16, 2005
Location
Kinard, Florida, United States
Genres
R&B/Soul
Biography
Vassar Carlton Clements (April 25, 1928 – August 16, 2005) was a Grammy Award-winning American jazz, swing, and bluegrass fiddler. Clements has been dubbed the Father of Hillbilly Jazz, an improvisational style that blends and borrows from swing, hot jazz, and bluegrass along with roots also in country and other musical traditions.

Top Songs by Vassar Clements


Heartache Tonight

by Northern Lights & Vassar Clements

Little Maggie

by Bessie Lee Mauldin, Bill Monroe, Curtis McPeake, Buddy Spicher, Vassar Clements & Jimmy Maynard

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Bottom Line Encore Collection

The Bottom Line Encore Collection

Vassar Clements May 1, 2013

13 Tracks

Once in a While

Once in a While

Vassar Clements March 27, 2012

9 Tracks

Grass Routes

Grass Routes

Vassar Clements December 6, 2011

12 Tracks

Crossing the Catskills

Crossing the Catskills

Vassar Clements November 21, 2011

13 Tracks

Hartford, Rice & Clements

Hartford, Rice & Clements

Tony Rice April 12, 2011

13 Tracks

Pickin' up

Pickin' up

Vassar Clements February 23, 2011

14 Tracks

Dead Grass

Dead Grass

Vassar Clements August 19, 2008

10 Tracks

Livin' With the Blues

Livin' With the Blues

Vassar Clements August 24, 2004

15 Tracks

Runaway Fiddle

Runaway Fiddle

Vassar Clements June 8, 2004

14 Tracks

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