• Pete Wernick on Steve Martin wedding

    We posted yesterday afternoon about Hot Rize performing during and after Steve Martin's "surprise" wedding ceremony at his home in Los Angeles on July 28. As we might have suspected, Pete Wernick (Dr. Banjo) was in the thick of the

  • Triple banjo bash on YouTube

    As we could have predicted, a video capture of the recent triple banjo performance on The Late Show with David Letterman has made its way to YouTube. The clip is taken from Wednesday's program (4/26) and features Steve Martin, Tony

  • Tony, Bela and Steve on Letterman 4/26

    We have written a good bit this year about Tony Trischka's latest CD, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular. Each of the project's 14 tracks feature Tony performing in duet (with a full band) along with other prominent banjo pickers, including such

  • Pete Wernick in Making Music

    Making Music Magazine is a glossy, bi-monthly print publication dedicated to the amateur musician and the pursuit of their musical goals. Now in their third year, the magazine means to provide stories of inspiration as well as tips to assist

  • Tony Trischka interview at CMT.com

    CMT.com has a piece up that features an interview with banjo picker Tony Trischka. It is focused on his recent release, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, which includes Tony and a host of celebrated banjoists in twin banjo arrangements. Earl Scruggs,

  • Trischka/Martin on Ellen posted on YouTube

    As one would have expected, someone has posted the video from Tony Trischka and Steve Martin's appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last Thursday up on YouTube. They were on to promote Tony's Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular CD, and played one

  • Double banjos on Ellen

    Tony Trischka is in Los Angeles today to tape an appearance for The Ellen DeGeneres Show with banjo picking comedian/actor Steve Martin. This show is set to air on Thursday, February 8. Times vary from one market to another. They will

  • Tony Trischka talks about his new CD

    We posted last week about the upcoming project from Tony Trischka, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, which will feature Tony in duets with Earl Scruggs, B?©la Fleck, Steve Martin, Alison Brown, Tom Adams, Bill Emerson, Kenny Ingram, Scott Vestal and Noam