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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 takes us through a fascinating deep dive into the world of bridge construction, including tips he learned from the great Snuffy Smith.

Sponsored by Elderly Instruments, GHS Strings, and Peghead Nation.

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Cover photo by Stefano Goldberg