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Jerry Read Smith - Making Dulcimers in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Jerry Read Smith - Making Dulcimers in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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.

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