GRAMMY Award-winning banjo player Alison Brown is out with her new album "The Song of the Banjo." She's a Harvard alumna, and spent years working in finance before she gave all that up to pursue her love of the banjo.
- "Alison Brown, the banjo player, bandleader and founder of Nashville-based Compass Records, says the museum context makes perfect sense for an artist roster including 'super trad' bluegrass practitioners like McCoury."
- "Alison Brown, a Grammy Award-winning banjo virtuoso, gifted composer, successful bandleader and savvy indie record company owner, might well have used her fine education — a bachelor's degree from Harvard and an MBA from UCLA — to reap great returns in the world of finance."
This segment aired on October 9, 2015.