The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast
Summary: A podcast made for banjo players, fans, and enthusiasts! Everything from interviews with professional players to playing tips and equipment discussions. Contact email@example.com for all correspondence.
www.patreon.com/banjopodcast Host Keith Billik teaches you the basics of using passing chords to transition between the typical G/C/D chords that get played in most bluegrass songs. This lesson is for advanced beginner/lower intermediate skill level players. Thanks for listening! Contact the show: firstname.lastname@example.org
www.patreon.com/banjopodcast Host Keith Billik interviews banjo great Mike Munford, banjoist with Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, and the 2013 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year. Mike is one of the most admired and respected players on the scene, and is also an expert setup technician and pre-war Gibson banjo expert. Mike Munford on the web: www.dirtykitchenband.com Contact the Show! email@example.com Thanks for listening!
www.patreon.com/banjopodcast In this episode, host Keith Billik talks to former National Banjo Champion Ira Gitlin. Ira is a fixture in the bluegrass and banjo community, and is well known for his abilities on banjo, guitar, and bass, and is a prolific teacher as well.
www.patreon.com/banjopodcast Host Keith Billik talks to banjo designer and builder Tom Nechville, the man behind Nechville banjos. Nechville banjos are known for their futuristic designs, sleek simplicity, and new approaches to a traditional instrument. This podcast contains an excerpt from "Gum Tree Canoe" performed by John Hartford. Tom Nechville on the web: www.nechville.com Contact the show: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support the Podcast! www.patreon.com/banjopodcast Ned Luberecki is a wrecking ball of banjo enthusiasm! He is currently the banjo player with the Becky Buller Band, and is also well known for his playing with Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, various solo projects, and hosting a variety of programs on Sirius XM.
Being able to play (or sing?) harmony parts is one of the most useful skills to have as a banjo player, especially when playing with other musicians. In this episode, Keith teaches you how to find basic harmony parts using a system of finding the proper interval with the major scale. Get the tab sheet for this episode! Go to banjopodcast.libsyn.com, or email the show at email@example.com Support the show! www.patreon.com/banjopodcast
Ryan Cavanaugh is best known for his innovative approach to playing jazz on the 5-string banjo, his tenure with legendary saxophonist Bill Evans's band Soulgrass, and his current group the Songs From the Road Band. In Part 2 of 2, Keith talks to Ryan Cavanaugh about his experience touring the world in Bill Evans's band, the details of his instruments and gear, and his new project, the Songs From the Road Band.
In Part 1 of 2, Keith talks to Ryan Cavanaugh about his early days learning banjo, playing (and winning!) banjo contests, his influences (especially John McLaughlin), and pursuit of ways to play jazz on 3-finger banjo!
Keith talks to Greg Cahill of Special Consensus, a prolific ambassador of the banjo and bluegrass music. Greg Cahill on the web: specialc.com Support the show for as little as $1 per month! www.patreon.com/banjopodcast Contact the Podcast: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith speaks with banjo maestro Wes Corbett about his banjo journey. Wes plays banjo with the Molly Tuttle Band and his duo with SImon Chrisman. Contains excerpt from the song "Camp Sherman" by Simon Chrisman & Wes Corbett, available on iTunes. Wes on the internet: www.wescorbett.com Email the show: email@example.com Support the show: www.patreon.com/banjopodcast
This is the second half of Keith's conversation with Alan Munde, a very influential banjoist best known for his playing with Jimmy Martin, Country Gazette, and on various solo projects. Recorded at Midwest Banjo Camp 2018. This episode contains excerpts from: "Snowflake Breakdown" by Bobby Hicks, available on iTunes; and "Sally Goodin'" by Eck Robertson, available on iTunes.
The first half of Keith's conversation with Alan Munde, a very influential banjoist known for his playing with Jimmy Martin, Country Gazette, and on various solo projects. Recorded at Midwest Banjo Camp 2018. Contains an excerpt from "Moose Trot" by Harlow Wilcox, available on iTunes. Alan Munde on the web: www.alanmundesbanjocollege.com Contact the show: firstname.lastname@example.org Support the Show: www.patreon.com/banjopodcast Thanks for listening!
Nothing helps your playing more than solid right hand picking! Keith demonstrates his techniques and practice exercises for improving right hand timing, accuracy, and speed. Players of ALL skill levels will benefit from these exercises - 100% guaranteed or your money back! email the show at email@example.com
#4 - Michael Arlen Bont, Part 2
#3 - Michael Arlen Bont, Part 1