• Tony Trischka and Noam Pikelny video online

    We've posted a few times recently about the upcoming Rounder project from banjoist Tony Trischka, Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular. It features Tony paired in the studio with some of the most celebrated banjo players alive, including Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck,

  • Bluegrass fusion at The Blue Note

    The legendary New York jazz club, Blue Note, will host six days of jazz/bluegrass fusion next month. Bill Evans' Soulgrass is booked January 23-28, with Sam Bush on mandolin and Tony Trischka on banjo. They join noted jazz saxophonist Evans

  • 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

  • Bill Evans on Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

    The following is a contribution from Bill Evans, well-known banjo picker, educator and semi-regular contributor here on Bluegrass Today. I'm just back - and completely exhausted! However, I wanted to share these pictures and relate a little bit of the magic

  • May Banjo NewsLetter on its way

    We just got a note from Banjo NewsLetter publisher Donald Nitchie, to let us know that the May issue is in the mail to subscribers and newsstands. Donald also passed along a thumbnail description of the May issue: The May 06 issue

  • A Banjo Player’s Pilgrimage

    This post is a contribution from Alan Munde, banjo legend, teacher, performer, and writer. Be sure to check out Alan's band The Alan Munde Gazette. I have been teaching banjo in the Creative Arts Department (when I began it was known

  • September issue of Banjo NewsLetter

    The September issue of Banjo NewsLetter will feature Tony Trischka's interview with Bad Livers banjo player Danny Barnes, and profiles of Canadian 3-finger picker Larry Good, and Spanish picker Lluis Gomez. As always, regular columns will be included from: