Celebrate the sounds of Christmas with The DePue Brothers Band. These four violinist brothers encompass a vivid blend of genres resulting in a style they refer to as “grassical”—a combination of bluegrass and classical music, with elements of jazz, blues, and rock mixed in for good measure.
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Hailing from Bowling Green, Ohio, the brothers are the founders of the term “grassical music,” pioneering this style in the early 1990s. Each of the four DePue brothers is a classical violin virtuoso in his own right, bringing rich and diverse talents to their sound.
The DePues have been making music together for almost 40 years. They were named “Musical Family of America” in 1989 by presidential decree, and were the subject of a nationally televised PBS documentary in 1993. Jason and younger brother Zach were featured in the 2005 documentary Music From the Inside Out, highlighting musicians in The Philadelphia Orchestra. Alex has performed on Grammy Award-nominated Steve Vai albums and appeared on the critically acclaimed concert DVD with Steve Vai in 2009. Their first album, Classical Grass, sold out of its first printing. Their next full band album, Weapons of Grass Construction, was released in 2010, and their most recent CD, When It’s Christmas Time, came out in 2013. A single release, Sweet Georgia Brown, came out in 2015.
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