Grammys

The Okee Dokee Brothers, Justing Lansing and Joe Mailander, with their well-deserved Grammy.

It seems that all Minnesotans are celebrating the Grammy win of the local kids’ bluegrass duo, the Okee Dokee Brothers, but none more than my students.  Ever since the Okee Dokee Brothers visited my school last spring and performed a concert, my students have been obsessed with their music.  They beg to listen to “Bluegrass for Breakfast” every day.  They regularly ask me when the band is coming back to the school.  Any time they hear a banjo, someone will comment that it’s the instrument that Justin plays.  So in honor of their victory, we held our own version of the Grammys in my classes. Continue reading

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