The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast show

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 pickyfingersbanjopodcast@gmail.com for all correspondence.

Podcasts:

 #12 - How to Figure Out Harmony Parts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:34

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 pickyfingersbanjopodcast@gmail.com Support the show! www.patreon.com/banjopodcast

 #11 - Ryan Cavanaugh, part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:16

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.

 #10 - Ryan Cavanaugh, part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:31

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!

 #9 - Greg Cahill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:45

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: pickyfingersbanjopodcast@gmail.com

 #8 - Wes Corbett | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:05

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: pickyfingersbanjopodcast@gmail.com Support the show: www.patreon.com/banjopodcast

 #7 - Alan Munde, part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:14

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.

 #6 - Alan Munde, part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:57

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: pickyfingersbanjopodcast@gmail.com Support the Show: www.patreon.com/banjopodcast   Thanks for listening!

 #5 - Right Hand Boot Camp! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:25

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 pickyfingersbanjopodcast@gmail.com

 #4 - Michael Arlen Bont, Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:52

#4 - Michael Arlen Bont, Part 2

 #3 - Michael Arlen Bont, Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:58

#3 - Michael Arlen Bont, Part 1

 #2 - Playing Tip in the Style of Jim Mills | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:16

In this episode, Keith teaches you a very useful technique that he learned from the playing of one of his favorite banjo players, Jim Mills. Jim Mills is an award-winning bluegrass banjo player, best known for his playing with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. Keith discovered his playing by listening to a fantastic album, "The Grass is Blue" by Dolly Parton, and also loves Jim's three solo albums.

 #1 - Davey Jones | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:58

The first full episode of The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast! Hosted by Keith Billik. Keith talks to Davey Jones of Frontier Ruckus. They discuss Davey's approach to his role in this not-very-bluegrassy band, his onstage banjo setup, his various other projects and influences, and more. email: pickyfingersbanjopodcast@gmail.com url: www.banjopodcast.com Twitter: @banjopodcast Thanks for listening!

 #0 - Welcome to Picky Fingers! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:36

The first episode of the brand new Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast! Hosted by Keith Billik. This is a short introductory episode - first full episode coming soon! banjopodcast.com Twitter - @banjopodcast

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