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The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast

Jun 22, 2021


This episode features Silvio Ferretti, the longtime banjo player for Italian bluegrass band Red Wine. Silvio is also one of the world's top makers of banjo bridges with his Scorpion line of products. Silvio discusses how he came to find the banjo and bluegrass while growin up in Italy, and...

Jun 7, 2021

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Today, Keith interviews a banjo player that may be less known to American audiences, but that you are guaranteed to enjoy. Hailing from Tokyo, Japan, Takumi Kodera is best known for placing 2nd in the 2018 Winfield Banjo contest, his solo album "Sunset Glow," and recordings with his contemporary...

May 23, 2021


This episode features the one and only Dr. Banjo, Pete Wernick! Pete is best known as the banjo player for Hot Rize, Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers, and for authoring vast amounts of instructional resources for banjo players and bluegrassers.


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May 10, 2021

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Keith talks to Tony Trischka about his new album "Shall We Hope," an ambitious musical project based around Civil War-era characters and their experiences. The album features a star-studded cast,...

Apr 24, 2021

The second installment with the legendary John McEuen, a multi-instrumentalist, Grammy-winning producer (for Steve Martin's "The Crow") and author. John is best known for his tenure with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, his prolific solo career, and countless other collaborations. 

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