An essential, authentic expression of American roots music, mandolin master Adam Steffey’s New Primitive (Organic Records 6/18/13) is a transformative blend of two unique folk identities. Inspired by his Bluegrass expertise, Steffey combines synchronistic Old Time rhythms with refined musicianship to create a work that is ancient and edgy, basic and complex, simple and beautiful, primitive and new.

See the first of several videos on the making of New Primitive: