The Carolina Chocolate Drops' new cellist* caught both my ear and my eye, so I had to learn more about her, and this mini-documentary does not disappoint. It's hard not to have hope for the future with what some young people are doing these days.
* Old-time music youngsters seem to be reinventing the cello as an integral part of the string-band. The Avett Brothers' Joe Kwon and Crooked Still's Tristan Clarridge are the first to come to mind. And of course there was oldster Yo-Yo Ma and The Goat Rodeo Sessions. "Cello in bluegrass?" some ask.