Band name
"Bluegrass and Beyond"
Bluegrass, Old-Time, Ragtime, & String-Band Americana


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Peter, Tina, Ron, and Bonya
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3 Play Ricochet Photos


Ron Peter Tina
3 Play Ricochet on the Fisher Green Stage at NW Folklife, 2011    
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3 Play Ricochet overdressed for Naked City
3 Play Ricochet overdressed for Naked City, October, 2014

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3 Play Ricochet at Connor Byrne
3 Play Ricochet looking chromatic at Connor Byrne Pub in May, 2014

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3 Play Ricochet at the old Green Bean
3 Play Ricochet telling jokes at the old Green Bean Coffeehouse

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3 Play Ricochet at the House of Slide
3 Play Ricochet tearing it up at the House of Slide

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3 Play Ricochet Calendar

DateTimeVenueAddress, etc.
Saturday, November 15th, 2014 7:30 — 9:30 p.m. Kenyon Hall
Concert & root beer floats
7904 35th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA
206-937-3613
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
TENTATIVE
7:00 — 10:00 p.m. Pono Ranch
Concert & casual dining
4502 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
206-258-2162
Saturday, December 13th, 2014 7:30 — 9:30 p.m. Couth Buzzard Books
Concert, snacks, beer, & books
8310 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle
206-436-2960
Saturday, December 20th, 2014 3:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. Kent Senior Center
Concert & Jam
600 E. Smith St, Kent, WA 98032
253-939-3305


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3 Play Ricochet on SoundCloud

3 Play Ricochet played a set at Kenyon Hall on April 20th of 2013
and someone in the audience recorded it on a pocket videocamera...
Now Peter has those 13 songs on his SoundCloud page.
Click here to hear those songs. . .


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3 Play Ricochet Video Clips



3 Play Ricochet play a Bill Monroe instrumental at the C & P Coffee Company


3 Play Ricochet sing a song from the Bad Boy of Bluegrass at Couth Buzzard Books

Here are links to a whole set of YouTube videos from the Couth Buzzard, made March 23rd, 2012
1. If I Lose 5. Kentucky Mandolin 9. Mango Moon
2. Train That I Ride 6. Deep Elem Blues 10. Busted
3. Hold Whatcha Got 7. When I Get Home 11. Some Old Day
4. I've Just Seen a Face 8. Hit Parade of Love 12. Tossing and Turning



3 Play Ricochet sing about Dallas, Texas at the old Green Bean Coffeehouse, 5/17/11


3 Play Ricochet sing about the agony of love at Sliders Cafe



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3 Play Ricochet Art

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3 Play Ricochet at the old Green Bean on 1/13/11, as sketched by Prosser
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3 Play Ricochet Quotes

"Hey! You guys are good!"
— Unbiased observer
"Wait a minnit! That's not bluegrass!"
— Biased observer
"Man! I like that one! Is that a real song, or did you make it up?"
— Untrained observer
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3 Play Ricochet Biographies

3 Play Ricochet's four members hail from the four corners of the United States; they met in Seattle and discovered a shared musical heritage.
+ Peter Langston grew up in New York's Greenwich Village where his parents were involved with the theater and the dance world.
+ Tina Webster grew up in Portland where her father worked for the phone company and her mother wrote dialog for the Green Acres TV show.
+ Ron Haas grew up in Los Angeles where his parents worked at Disneyland.
+ Bonya McGarrity grew up in Memphis and Nashville where her father played bass for C & W star Porter Wagoner.

3 Play Ricochet combines a long-time favorite Northwest performer with three up-and-coming musicians just establishing their credentials as bluegrass and modern acoustic music stalwarts. The result is a band that plays a wide range of traditional and modern American music with humor, taste, and passion.

Peter
Peter

Peter Langston (guitar, mandolin, dobro, and vocals) started playing traditional music in his teens, forming pioneering bluegrass and jug bands in Portland, Oregon in the 60s and New York City in the 70s—he hasn't stopped yet. He's performed with such diverse artists as Doc Watson, Chill Wills, Mike Seeger, Clark Terry, Bill Keith, and the Reverend Gary Davis.
Tina
Tina

Tina Webster (5-string banjo, guitar, and vocals) was trained as a classical pianist starting at age 6, and was inspired to learn banjo decades later when fate crossed her path with that of Alan Munde and Joe Carr in a coffeehouse in Salem, Oregon.
Bonya
Bonya

Originally from Memphis, TN., Bonya recently moved to Seattle with her husband of 50 years. Her Father, Speck Rhodes, played bass for many years on the Grand Ol' Opry with Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton. She says, "I've got South in the mouth, music in my veins, and I love playing my Dad's bass".
Ron
Ron

Ron Haas (resophonic guitar, guitar, and vocals) is the musical youngster of the group. Ron started playing guitar later in life and it was through the Seattle bluegrass community that he finally found the environment and kindred spirits that encouraged him to move forward with his musical journey and join a band.
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Stage Plots

Close-Micing setup for clubs, bars, and noisy environments.

stage plot
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"Single Mic" setup for concerts and other quiet environments.

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Input list for close-micing setup
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4 XLR3 for cardioid vocal mics on stands
3 XLR3 for cardioid instrument mics on stands
1 XLR3 for a cardioid instrument mic on the bass
Input list for "single mic" setup
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1 XLR3 for omni vocal mic on a stand
2 XLR3 for cardioid instrument mics on stands
1 XLR3 for a cardioid instrument mic on the bass (optional)

 

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