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Evie Ladin: “Polly Put the Kettle On”

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Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo instructor plays a great old-time tune. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/evie-ladin-polly-put-kettle/

S.S. Stewart Champion Presentation Banjo (1890s) | Elderly Instruments

Stan Werbin checks out a truly elderly instrument in this video. Made circa 1890........ this S.S. Stewart Champion Presentation Banjo is decked out with beautiful inlay work
Elderly Instruments owner Stan Werbin demonstrates a beautifully designed open-back banjo built in the 1890s. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-ss-stewart-champion-presentation-banjo-1890/

Danny Barnes: “Coal Mine”

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Peghead Nation banjo instructor Danny Barnes plays and sings one of his original songs, with Scott Nygaard on guitar. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/danny-barnes-coal-mine/

5-String Banjo Round Robin | Elderly Instruments

Elderly Instruments presents........ Served Hot........ On A Banjo........ 5........String Round Robin with Ken Perlman........ Alan Munde........ Greg Cahill and Michael J. Miles........ It........s a relaxed
Ken Perlman, Alan Munde, Greg Cahill and Michael J. Miles play tunes and talk about the history of the banjo, different styles, and more, live at Elderly Instruments. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-5-string-banjo-round-robin/

Keep Going!

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Practical tips on how to find the motivation to keep practicing when life, schedules, and distractions pull at you. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/keep-going/

New Course! The Banjo According to Danny Barnes

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Start taking lessons now with the roots music iconoclast. Danny Barnes reveals his systematic approach to the banjo, with one-of-a-kind insights on improvisation, tone, rhythm, and more. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/banjo-according-danny-barnes-course-new-course/

The Right-Hand Stuff, Part 2: The 1 2 1 5 Roll

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https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/courses/banjo-according-danny-barnes/right-hand-stuff-part-2-1-2-1-5-roll/

Deering Artisan Goodtime Special Banjo

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Bill Evans demos Deerings Goodtime five-string banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/new-gear/deering-artisan-goodtime-special-banjo/

Elderly Instruments | 1930 Wm. C. Stahl Style 7

An incredible pre........war acoustic guitar made in Chicago by the legendary Larson Brothers. Elderly................s Chris Rietz demonstrates the Wm. C. Stahl Special Solo Style 7
A look at a pre-war guitar built by the Larson Bros. in Chicago, with a 12-fret neck, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, and abalone trim. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-stahl-style-7/

Bruce Molsky and Isa Burke: “Arkansas Traveler”

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Peghead Nation old-time banjo and fiddle teacher plays an old-time favorite with the fiddler, singer, and songwriter from the band Lula Wiles. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/bruce-molsky-and-isa-burke-arkansas-traveler/

Evie Ladin: “John Brown’s Dream”

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Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo instructor plays a great old-time tune. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/evie-ladin-john-browns-dream/

Shubb Capos | Jerry Garcia

Rick Shubb........ the founder of Shubb Capos........ lived with Jerry Garcia in Palo Alto for a time........ and in this video........ Rick talks about selling Jerry the first
Founder Rick Shubb talks about installing his first capo on Jerry Garcias banjo neck, and about his time living with the Grateful Dead guitarist. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/shubb-capos-jerry-garcia/

Bill Evans, John Reischman, and Kenny Smith: “Studebaker”

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Flatpicking master Kenny Smith plays one of his original tunes with Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors, along with bassist Max Schwartz and fiddler Nate Lee. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/bill-evans-kenny-smith-studebaker/

Monroe Mandolin Camp Announces Video Scholarship Competitions

Mike Compton................s Monroe Mandolin Camp has announced that it will be holding three Video Scholarship Compe....titions this year for banjo........ mandolin........ and fiddle students. These scholarships will be available for this year
Competitions for mandolin, fiddle, and banjo scholarships are limited to 25 video submissions for each instrument, judged by a talented panel of players and instructors. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/monroe-mandolin-camp-video-scholarship-competition/

Deering Julia Belle Banjo

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A unique low-tuned banjo inspired by John Hartford and co-designed by Alison Brown. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/new-gear/deering-julia-belle-banjo/

Elderly Instruments | Preston Thompson Guitars D-MA

This meticulously handcrafted dreadnought from Preston Thompson Guitars................ pays tribute to the best American........made instruments from the 1930s. Chris Rietz demonstrates. Available now
A look at a powerful new sunburst dreadnought from Preston Thompson Guitars. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/new-products/elderly-preston-thompson-dma/

Monroe Mandolin Camp 2018 Lineup Announced

For the past four years in September........ Peghead Nation........s Monroe........Style Mandolin instructor Mike Compton has hosted the Monroe Mandolin Camp........ offering students a weekend full of instruction
Mike Compton's annual traditional music camp adds guitar, singing, and bass classes to its lineup. Registration opens January 1. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/monroe-mandolin-camp-lineup-2018/

Gold Star GF-100JD Bluegrass Album Banjo

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Bill Evans demos a new banjo inspired by a legendary RB-3. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/new-gear/gold-star-gf-100jd-bluegrass-album-banjo/

Elderly Instruments | Recent Arrivals, November 2017

We........ve got some really interesting instruments in this week........s Recent Arrivals video. First up........ Dan Bauman checks out a Gold Tone Banjola Deluxe. Next up
A look at a Gold Tone Banjola Deluxe, a Zimnicki ukulele made from reclaimed wood from a building in Detroit, and a rare 1970s Fender Starcaster. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-recent-arrivals-nov10-2017/

Evie Ladin: “Indian Ate a Woodchuck”

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Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo instructor rocks a great old-time dance tune. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/evie-ladin-indian-ate-woodchuck/

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