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California Banjo Extravaganza: “Angeline the Baker”

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A performance from Bill Evans, Chris Coole, and Ned Luberecki, with a Peghead-packed band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.

by Dan Gabel
November 14, 2018

Peghead Nation banjo instructor Bill Evans brought the seventh annual California Banjo Extravaganza to the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley recently, with his guests, the old-time musician and songwriter Chris Coole and IBMA’s 2018 Banjo Player of the Year, Ned Luberecki.

Each year, Bill and his banjo compatriots are joined by the Extravaganza's all-star band, which includes Peghead Nation instructors Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist, and John Reischman, along with guitar master Jim Nunally.

In this video, the entire Extravaganza plays the bluegrass jam favorite “Angeline the Baker.” Everyone sounds great, and Chad is on fire on his new fiddle!

Learn banjo with Bill Evans in his Beginning Banjo and Bluegrass Banjo courses on Peghead Nation.

Learn mandolin with Sharon Gilchrist in her Beginning Mandolin and Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin courses.

Learn mandolin with John Reischman in his course, Melodic Mandolin Tunes.

Learn fiddle with Chad Manning in his Beginning/Intermediate Fiddle and Bluegrass Fiddle courses, as well as Theory for Mandolin and Fiddle.


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