May 16, 2019 @ 1:22 AM

Into the life of Jam Pak and Cisco & The Racecars came this young woman. I was opposed to including cello. One day I went to the store and upon my return, I heard the most beautiful mellow sounds blending with the bluegrass going on in the living room. She won our hearts that very day and has become part of the Jam Pak commUNITY. I think her essay, which recently received an alumni award from Notre Dame, reminds us all of the power of music that we hold in our hands. Anni Beach
 
 
A Desert Song by Katie Buetow
 
On a rainy January morning in Chandler, Arizona, I stood nervously outside the front door of a small ranch house. Inside, the distinct, rapid plunks of a banjo reverberated, only slightly ...

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