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New Course Available! Contemporary Bluegrass Banjo with Wes Corbett

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Sign up now to learn single-string and melodic style banjo, with lessons on fingerboard theory, improvisation, and more. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/contemporary-bluegrass-banjo-wes-corbett-now-available/

Coming Soon! Contemporary Bluegrass Banjo with Wes Corbett

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Learn single-string and melodic style banjo, with lessons on fingerboard theory, improvisation, and more. Sign up for news about the launch of Wess course! https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/contemporary-bluegrass-banjo-wes-corbett-coming-soon/

Variations on “Cripple Creek,” Part 2: Variation #1

Wes shows you some ways to vary the melody of ................Cripple Creek................ and introduces the concept of ................melodic style................ banjo. Melodic........style was invented by banjoist Bill Keith
https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/courses/contemporary-bluegrass-banjo/variations-cripple-creek-part-2-variation-1/

Martin Guitar | Repairing John Mayer’s OM28JM

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Watch this mesmerizing video of John Mayers signature guitar getting an overhaul at the Martin factory. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/martin-guitar-reparing-john-mayers-om28jm/

Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel: “Halfway Home” | Ear Trumpet Labs

Jerry Douglas and Tommy Emmanuel have been playing a series of exciting co........bills........ performing both solo sets and and jaw........dropping dobro and guitar duets. While on a Pacific Northwest swing earlier this year
The dobro master and fingerstyle powerhouse play Tommys original tune in the Ear Trumpet Labs workshop. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/ear-trumpet-labs-jerry-douglas-tommy-emmanuel-halfway-home/

Martin Guitar X Bracing

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Chris Martin and others talk about the creation of the X-braced guitar and the structural and tonal benefits of the historic bracing pattern. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/martin-x-bracing/

1931 Gibson RB-1

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Bill Evans demonstrates the vintage instrument known as the Grace Attfield Banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/vintage-vault/1931-gibson-rb-1/

Martin Vega® Banjo Strings

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Martins new banjo strings use a long lasting nickel/steel alloy for its tonal qualities and smooth consistency, great for all styles of banjo playing. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/new-products/martin-vega-banjo-strings/

Evie Ladin: “Lonesome John”

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Peghead Nations Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays and sings an old-time song from Kentucky fiddler John Salyer. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/evie-ladin-lonesome-john/

Robert Earl Keen: “The Unknown Fighter” | LR Baggs

Related Videos | LR Baggs LR Baggs presents............LR Baggs presents Robert Earl Keen performing the previously unreleased track ................The Unknown Fighter................. This session was recorded live at Soundcheck Nashville
The master songwriter plays an unreleased song live at Soundcheck in Nashville. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/lr-baggs-robert-earl-keen-unknown-fighter/

Evie Ladin and Emily Mann: “Merriweather”

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Peghead Nations Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays a banjo and fiddle version of an old-time favorite with the fiddler and multi-instrumentalist from the folk duo Paper Wings. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/evie-ladin-and-emily-mann-merriweather/

Bishline Danny Barnes Amplified Woody

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Danny Barnes demonstrates his signature model banjo. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/instrument-demos/bishline-danny-barnes-amplified-woody/

Devil Makes Three: “Native Son” | LR Baggs

LR Baggs presents Devil Makes Three............performing their original song ................Native Son................ live in Nashville. The band............ recorded this song for their 2018 album............Chains Are Broken. This session was filmed at the LR Baggs Soundcheck Office in Nashvil
The Americana trio plays an original song in the LR Baggs studio. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/lr-baggs-devil-makes-three-native-son/

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “Grey Eagle”

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Bruce Molsky, Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot play a traditional fiddle tune live at the Peghead Nation table at Wintergrass. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/molskys-mountain-drifters-grety-eagle/

Della Mae: “Peg Monster” | Ear Trumpet Labs & D’Addario

Ear Trumpet Labs collaborated with D................Addario at last year................s Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival to host a series of fantastic musicians in intimate sessions
The Americana powerhouse plays an original song in the Ear Trumpet Labs yurt at the Grey Fox Festival. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/ear-trumpet-labs-della-mae-peg-monster-yurt-session/

Banana Stand Media Presents Ear Trumpet Labs

More Ear Trumpet Labs Videos Ear Trumpet Labs................microphones are hand........made by Philip Graham and his team in Portland........ Oregon. Produced by Banana Stand Media Producers
Founder Patrick Graham talks about the creation of the Ear Trumpet Labs company and his inspiration behind making the custom microphones. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/ear-trumpet-labs-banana-stand-media/

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “The Little Carpenter”

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Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot, live at Wintergrass. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/molskys-mountain-drifters-little-carpenter/

Join Matt Munisteri at Red Hot Strings Workshop | Port Townsend, Washington, May 15–19

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Peghead Nations jazz guitar instructor hosts a workshop and celebration of hot jazz, 1930s swing, Western and Hawaiian swing, and much more. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/join-matt-munisteri-red-hot-strings-workshop/

Jim Hartel Minstrel Banjos

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Bill Evans demonstrates two reproductions of 19th-century banjos. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/fine-lutherie/jim-hartel-minstrel-banjos/

Join Peghead Nation at Wintergrass 2019

Every February in Seattle........ thousands of acoustic musicians and fans gather for the three........day Wintergrass Music Festival........ happening this year on February 21
Seattle's annual roots gathering happens February 21 - 24 and will feature Peghead Nation instructors Bruce Molsky and Marcy Marxer as part of an all-star lineup. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/join-peghead-nation-wintergrass-2019/

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May 21, 2020
An artful short film of Josh Lutrell going through the finishing process on a custom A-style Ellis Mandolin, shot on a RED Gemini 5K camera.




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