Sounds of AVL Videos
Jerry Read Smith - Making Dulcimers in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Jerry Read Smith - Making Dulcimers in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Play Button

Jerry Read Smith - Making Dulcimers in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Jerry Read Smith is a musical instrument craftsman based in Black Mountain, N.C., near Asheville. He specializes in hammered dulcimers and has made more than 8,000 instruments. A distantly related instrument called the Appalachian dulcimer is thought to have originated in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Sounds of AVL

Asheville: Return Again

Credit: Asheville CVB, Published on July 30, 2015

Making Music in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Credit: Asheville CVB, Published on March 5, 2015

Behind the Scenes with River Whyless

Credit: Asheville CVB, Published on November 30, 2015

Asheville Busking

Credit: Erin Derham, Published on September 4, 2015

Buskin' Blues Trailer

Credit: Erin Derham, Published on September 17, 2014

Jerry Read Smith - Making Dulcimers

Credit: Asheville CVB, Published on February 6, 2014

Asheville Creates

Credit: Asheville Area Chamber, Published on April 1, 2016