Interview with Steve Mason, Lawrence, Kansas

Steve Mason is a multi-instrumentalist based in Lawrence, Kansas, who plays fiddle, guitar, bass, mandolin, and vocals. Steve Mason is a luthier who repairs, improves, and creates stringed instruments. Mason is also a long-time member of The Alferd Packer Memorial String Band, which includes five multi-instrumentalists dressed in old-time costumes, singing and playing fiddles, banjo, guitars, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, accordion, bass, and creative percussion. The band has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning with Bill Geist, and in a documentary called Overlooked which aired on KTKA-TV. They were the focus of articles in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and Readers’ Digest. Their music has been used in a national broadcast on NPR.
Interviewed by Holly Hobbs, 10/03/2020.