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The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast

Nov 23, 2020


This Freshly Picked episode features "Rooster" by Max Allard, as well as a Civil War-themed project by Warren Leming titled "A Rich Man's War and a Poor Man's Fight."

Max is one of the most telented players and composers in the next generation of banjo players! You'll really enjoy...

Nov 9, 2020


Host Keith Billik chats with legendary banjo pioneer Pat Cloud, best known for mastering a system of playing jazz using melodic style banjo!

Sponsored by Peghead Nation and Elderly Instruments.


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Oct 18, 2020

A "Freshly Picked" episode, exploring the recent album by banjo visionary Ben Krakauer! Ben is an extraordinarily creative force on the instrument, and this recording has his variety of musical influences on full display.

Post-Recording Correction from Ben:  I mentioned playing my tunes with...

Sep 26, 2020


Host Keith Billik chats with Mark Cassidy, the fearless banjoist of The Hillbenders and the Get Down Boys. Topics include how he discovered the banjo, studying with Alan Munde, and opening for The Who!


Sponsored by Peghead Nation and Elderly Instruments.


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Sep 9, 2020

In this episode, host Keith Billik teaches you how to use the 5th string for more than just drone notes. Some very useful shapes and patterns to improve your playing!


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