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The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast

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...

Aug 2, 2021


Keith chats with Michigan's own Lloyd Douglas of Full Cord Bluegrass. Lloyd is a veteran bluegrasser, having performed and toured with Jim & Jesse, Michael Cleveland, and Detour before joining forces with Full Cord.

Recorded at Otus Supply Company in Ferndale, MI - thanks Thom and...

Jul 19, 2021

This episode features Cristina Vane, a singer-songwriter who has embraced the roots of fingerstyle/blues/slide guitar, as well as clawhammer banjo, and made her own sound combining those and many other influences. Her recent album "Nowhere Sounds Lovely" is available in the usual...