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Bruce Molsky: "Peachbottom Creek"

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Peghead Nation banjo and fiddle instructor plays one of his favorite clawhammer banjo tunes by Wade Ward.

by Scott Nygaard
October 17, 2018
 

Our Old-Time Fiddle instructor Bruce Molsky is also a master banjo player, and we're happy to have him teaching Wade Ward–Style Banjo on Peghead Nation. In this course, you'll learn the tunes and techniques of one of the legends of old-time clawhammer banjo, Wade Ward, taught by one of the icons of contemporary old-time music. In this video, Bruce plays one of his favorite tunes of Wade’s, "Peachbottom Creek."

To learn to play old-time clawhammer banjo like Wade Ward, enroll in Bruce Molsky’s Wade Ward–Style Banjo course today.

 


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Posted by Brent Baldwin on
Very nicely done! I recall that piece was played in a rather unusual banjo tuning... Can you expand on that?
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