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Dr. Slide

Dobro and Lap Steel artist, Marty Lepore, known as Dr. slide, brings his music collection and love of Slide Guitar to KUPR for a two hour show every Sunday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm. He has played Lap Steel and Resophonic Guitar for over 40 year, performing in a variety of bands, starting when he was 12 years old. He saw Josh Graves perform with Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs Reunion Band in 1974 and had to get a Dobro.It has been a lifelong passion ever since. He was a teacher with the Seattle Folklore Society, Board member of the Western Washington Bluegrass Association and soundman for the New Melody Tavern in Seattle. Winning the “Western Washington Dobro Championship” in 1995, he co-hosted the “Resomania” workshop at the award winning “Wintergrass” Bluegrass Festival in Bellevue Washington for 20 years. He has met and picked with major Dobro players from all over the world.

Dr. Slide

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