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The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast

Aug 1, 2022


This episode features Caleb Dostal, the banjo player for jamgrass superstars the Lil Smokies! Caleb shares all sorts of insightful ideas about how he approaches playing the instrument- check it out!


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Jul 18, 2022


This episode features Andy Thorn of Leftover Salmon! Andy has been one of the top banjo superstars in the jamgrass scene for many years, and always impresses audiences with his high-flying improvisational style that is both distinctly modern and yet rooted in traditional 3-finger playing...

Jul 4, 2022


This episode features Gena Britt, a longtime professional bluegrass musician who has contributed her fantastic banjo, upright bass, and vocal talents to such bands as Petticoat Junction, New Vintage, Lou Reid & Carolina, Alan Bibey & Grasstowne, and the Gena Britt Band. Her current gig is...

Jun 20, 2022


In this episode, host Keith Billik is joined by a true modern banjo hero - Rob McCoury, of The Del McCoury Band and the Travelin' McCourys! Rob discusses his career and influences, including the magic of prewar Gibson banjos, and plenty of praise for Earl Scruggs, Sonny Osborne, J.D....

Jun 6, 2022


This episode features Bennett Sullivan, a terrific banjo player, composer, and educator. Bennett's musical journey has taken him to some pretty interesting places, such as playing for cruise ships, a broadway musical (performing the music of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell), Late Night with...