Whether you are an beginner or intermediate banjo player, these techniques will produce positive immediate results!
Beginning Banjo is 110 minutes of easy-to-digest techniques to instantly start your journey into playing the 5-string banjo! Instructor Avram Siegel lends his teaching abilities to many banjo camps in America and overseas. Now, for the first time in this video, he presents all the fundamentals of proper form as well as numerous techniques used by many world famous banjo players.
The floodgates have opened and up swims this entertaining and honest film from inside the LoS fambly. Witness one of America's most enduring live music acts of this and the last century... Leftover Salmon! Featuring a cast of thousands and interviews from the likes of Yonder Mountain String Band, String Cheese Incident, Sam Bush, Cracker, Hot Rize, Peter Rowan, Bela Fleck, Leftover Salmon and many others.
Moving from songwriter to symphony, resulting in a haunting landscape of beautiful swells, dramatic tension and space, North Carolina based Humble Tripe shines on their latest album, The Giving.
Blake Noble, 100% Aussie, brings the spirit of the outback. His expertise with the digeridoo and his 12 string played both as guitar and percussion is an incredibly unique experience. Sharing the great heritage he carefully brings to the stage, he's supported by two great musicians Matt Rieger on dobro, banjo and slide and Joel Hoyer on bass.
One of the nicest guys you'll ever meet, he's a true original. His style, created in his native land is now being shared all over the US.
So Long Seven performs richly textured acoustic music that brings their diverse influences into a distinctly Canadian voice. At once spirited and meditative, So Long Seven is creating a seamless blend using the tabla, banjo, violin and acoustic guitar to perform their original music.
Simply put, Abigail Washburn is one of the most groundbreaking banjo players alive today. She has transformed how we hear clawhammer banjo with projects such as the old-time group Uncle Earl, the world music-inspired Sparrow Quartet and her 2011 solo album, City of Refuge.
During a 2013 tour stop at Seattle's Town Hall, we caught up with Washburn and filmed this intimate solo version of City of Refuge's title track.
Charlie Parr performs his song “Old Dog Blue” live at the Beehive Productions studio. Filmed and recorded live in Saranac Lake, NY - August 2015
To learn more about Charlie Parr, watch Beehive Productions' Ear To The Ground featurette.
Charlie Parr performs his song “Funeral Road Blues” live at the Beehive Productions studio. Filmed and recorded live in Saranac Lake, NY - August 2015
Kaia Kater performs her song “Little Pink” live at the Beehive Productions studio in Saranac Lake, NY, during a session in September 2015.
To learn more about Kaia Kater, watch Beehive Productions' Ear To The Ground featurette.
Kaia Kater performs her song “Headtrip to India” live at the Beehive Productions studio in Saranac Lake, NY, during a session in September 2015.