Five Firsts: David Kiphuth of Red Hen


Red Hen
Red Hen
NAME: David Kiphuth
INSTRUMENT: Banjo, resonator banjo and guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs’ “Foggy Mt. Jamboree”

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … in New York, when I was 12 and went with my Uncle Bob to see Yehudi Menuhin play violin.

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … a Framus Gagliano five-string banjo

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Deep River Blues” at the old and famous New Haven coffee house, The Exit.

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … in New Haven. Billy Hamilton and the Ohio River Boys (a real Truegrass band!)

David Kiphuth teams up with his bandmates in Red Hen for an evening of new old-timey music at the Eighth Step at Proctors in Schenectady at 7:30pm on Saturday. Tix are $16; youth 17 and under $8.

Custom Stickers, Die Cut Stickers, Bumper Stickers - Sticker Mule

1 Comment
  1. Andrzej Pilarczyk says

    You know they always forget the photo credit when they get big! It’s by Chief Photographer- what’s his name…

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.