My guest this week is Tony Trischka, who the New York Times called 'the father of modern bluegrass'.
Tony has been at the forefront of the folk and bluegrass worlds since the 1960s. Our conversation focusses on his 2021 album Shall We Hope, described on Tony's website as "a dramatized listening experience. It invites its audience into the lives of characters from America’s past as they grapple with the hard realities of war and death, and the meaning of freedom". We also chat about his teaching, both online with ArtistWorks' and over several decades in person, and via books, CDs, DVDs and video.
You can find out more at Tony's website and Tony's ArtistWorks banjo course
You can watch the documentary Give Me the Banjo on iTunes and Amazon Prime Video
Here's the ArtistWorks podcast with Tony I mentioned at the start of the episode.
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