Join us in congratulating Jens on his induction to the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame! Tune in to see the ceremony and other videos of the Banjo Fest here.
This week, join us for a very special episode of Deering Live as we reveal the 2021 Steve Martin Banjo Prize winners. We will be featuring some very special guests, so be sure to tune in!
In partnership with the Freshgrass Foundation and Compass Records.
Clinton Davis is a 5th generation Kentuckian, now based in San Diego. He is a master old-time banjo player and long-time friend of Deering. His work has been described by many as carrying the torch of traditional American Music. An accomplished fiddle, guitar, mandolin and piano player, Davis recently released his new album "If I Live and I Don’t Get Killed” on Tiki Parlour Recordings.
Today, Clint will play us a selection of tunes from the album, and chat a little about his banjo journey so far.
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This week's guest on Deering Live is the exceptionally talented Gina Furtado. Gina is an incredible banjoist and a two time IBMA Banjo Player of the Year nominee!
After winning numerous awards from many fiddler's conventions up and down the East coast, Gina went on to spend 4 years with Chris Jones & The Night Drivers before releasing music with her own band The Gina Furtado Project.
Today, Gina is a first class banjo player, mastering a multitude of styles and making her one of the most sought after instructors at banjo camps across the US.
We're very excited to feature BB today on Deering Live. BB was one of the 2020 Steve Martin Banjo prize winners. She hails from New Zealand and currently live in Cambridge, MA. The band she currently plays with is Mile Twelve, and they have won numerous IBMA awards including 2020 New Artists of the Year and 2017 Momentum Band of the Year.
Tune in today to catch one of the top young enthusiastic banjoists on the scene today and ask her questions!
We are excited to feature musician and author Stephen Wade to Deering Live this week. Stephen is a true scholar of American folk music, having written the critically acclaimed book on American field recordings, The Beautiful Music All Around Us. Wade, a Grammy-nominated recording artist, is also a critically acclaimed playwright most known for his hit one-man show Banjo Dancing.
This week we team up with our good friend Tony Trischka. Tony is a Deering artist, as well as a long-time ArtistWorks banjo tutor. In this episode, we delve deep into Tony's current album, "Shall We Hope". We will also talk about the ArtistWorks platform and how it can help you become a better banjo player. WATCH TONY TRISCHKA ON DEERING LIVE HERE
This week on Deering Live we welcome master old-time banjoist Riley Baugus. Riley plays in the Round Peak style which is a style that comes from his home county in North Carolina, Surry County. Riley has recorded with Robert Plant, Willie Nelson, Alison Kraus, and many more. He also sang on the Academy Award-nominated soundtrack for the movie Cold Mountain. Watch Here