Ken Perlman

Ken Perlman | Deering Live

Ken Perlman is a pioneer of the 5-string banjo style known as melodic clawhammer; he is considered one of today’s top clawhammer players, known in particular for his skillful adaptations of Celtic, Appalachian, & Canadian fiddle tunes to the style.

As well as touring throughout most of the English-speaking world, Ken is a recording artist, a banjo camp director, and author of multiple widely used banjo instructional books.

1 comment

  • Eric Affsprung

    Very interesting – thank you. (Ken, if you’re ever in Oklahoma City, please visit us at the American Banjo Museum.)

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