Stuntologist, Musician Sam BartlettThis Page Last Updated: August 10th, 2011
Tuesday, March 29
Thursday, March 31
6:30 – 8 pm
@ the JACC
Students & Seniors $5
Available on line, at the JACC, Hearthside Books both locations, and Rainy Retreat
The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is proud to have artist Sam Bartlett coming to Juneau this week. Sam is a nationally recognized touring musician and master Stuntologist. Stuntology presentations are scheduled in the schools and at Johnson Youth Center during the week.
Sam has spent over twenty years touring with the mandolin and banjo, covering all corners of the US with a unique Celtic, Cajun, country sound. Sam has this to say about his style of music, “I play three traditional styles of music: Irish, old-time American, and contra dance tunes….I do love to attempt innovation within the styles and compose tunes adhering to time-honored, unwritten rules, and also nudging them a bit.” His CD Evil Diane was profiled on NPR’s All Thing Considered and is still regularly heard on that show.
Being an artist in many mediums Sam was a forerunner in the ‘zine movement that swept the country in the early 90’s. Assembling his drawings, musical writings, and boredom destroying musings he published 32 issues of The Journal of Stuntology and Tuneology. In 2002, he departed from the ‘zine format to put out a collection of 120 of the best stunt cartoons in a book, Stuntology. He published a sequel in 2007, The Big Book of Stuntology. Shortly thereafter, Workman Publishing in New York put out The Best of Stuntology, which included material from both books, additional stunts, illustrations, indexes, and commentary.
Visit Sam’’s website