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The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast

Oct 11, 2021


Host Keith Billik welcomes Alison Brown to the podcast, a stunningly talented and creative banjo player who also happens to be a prolific composer, record producer, and co-founder of Compass Records. Alison is a winner of many awards, including multiple IBMA and Grammys, and is best known...

Sep 27, 2021

Michael Grace is the Co-Founder of Grace Design, the company that makes some of the finest quality acoustic preamps/DI's used by today's performers, such as the Felix, Bix, and Alix.

Michael does a fantastic job breaking down a lot of common FAQ's, such as: Why do I need a DI box? Why do I...

Sep 13, 2021


Frank Evans is one of the few banjoists who is equally adept at playing amazing clawhammer style, in addition to his virtuosic 3-finger playing. He is best know as the banjo player for Canadian bluegrass band The Slocan Ramblers, and recently released a duo album with the great fiddler Ben Plotnick...

Aug 30, 2021


Part 2 of the interview with Steve Huber, the great banjo player, builder, and prewar Gibson expert! In this episode, we get into the literal nuts & bolts of prewar tone and banjo setup in general. The perfect episode for the true banjo nerd!


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Aug 17, 2021

Part 1 of host Keith Billik's interview with acclaimed banjo player, luthier, and historian Steve Huber! This episode features Steve's background learning the banjo and getting into bands, including his stint with Bob Paisley & the Southern Grass. We also begin to talk about the evolution...