• Great Big World – Tony Trischka

    A new album from Tony Trischka is always big news in the banjo world. Since the 1970s he's been cranking out music to challenge 5 stringers and banjo fans alike, and reworking what can be expected from his instrument along

  • On Tour video from Tony Trischka

    To help promote his brand new album, Great Big World, Tony Trischka has released an online video. Tony Trischka - A Day On Tour follows our banjo hero for a day performing last year with Béla Fleck, Noam Pikelny and several others, with audio

  • Tony Trischka on Pete Seeger

    Tony Trischka has also shared some thoughts on the passing of Pete Seeger. He writes from the perspective of someone who admired Pete greatly for his music, his political passions and activism, and as a fellow human traveler. I grew up

  • Tony Trischka’s Great Big World

    The banjo world is eagerly awaiting the next installment from 5 string magnifico Tony Trischka, Great Big World, due February 4 from Rounder. Trischka first emerged on the scene in the early 1970s as part of the eclectic string music scene

  • Photos from California Banjo Extravaganza

    Bill Evans has shared some photos from his recent California Banjo Extravaganza. For the second year in a row, he brought a pair of prominent banjo pickers out west for a weekend of shows and workshops in northern California. This year it was

  • Walk Along John from John Reischman

    West coast mandolin master John Reischman has a new album of instrumental music, which he calls Walk Along John. Like his varied career, the album's 14 named tracks (with one secret) feature the stylistic mix his many admirers have come to

  • Trischka, Lynch awarded USA Fellowships

    Noted singer and songwriter Claire Lynch and banjo pioneer Tony Trischka have been awarded 2012 USA Fellowships. These are given annually by United States Artists to recognize American artists of every kind who have demonstrated exceptional ability, and are uniquely influential

  • Give Me The Banjo now on Netflix

    Give Me The Banjo, the recent film documentary about our beloved 5 string by Marc Fields, is now available to Netflix subscribers. Though Fields lists as the project's writer, director and producer, it really was a team effort. Tony Trischka was