Archives for Noam Pikelny

Audio from the Grey Fox 2015 Keith Style Banjo Summit

Presenting the audio tracks of all the tunes performed that specially emotional night by the generous eight top-shelf artists… Bill Keith, Ryan Cavanaugh, Béla Fleck, Tony Trischka, Marc Horowitz, Mike Kropp, Mike Munford, Noam Pikelny, Eric Weissberg…with Bill on stage enjoying the music…   Devil’s Dream – Tony Trischka  Beating Around The Bush – Noam Pikelny  Rickett’s Hornpipe – Marc Horowitz  Black Mtn Rag – Marc Horowitz  Opus 57 – Mike Munford  Roanoke – Mike Munford  Shenandoah Breakdown – Mike Kropp  Caravan – Béla Fleck  I Don’t Love Nobody, Santa Claus – Tony Trischka  New Camptown Races – Tony Trischka 
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VIDEO: Tribute to Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Doug Dillard, & Everett Lilly – Grey Fox 2012

This is my unedited video from onstage. It’s actually intended to provide some short excerpts for the main video footage. But I wanted to get this out early and at least temporarily for you to see. Please excuse the shaky stuff and the booming audio for now. – Fred Robbins Banjo: Mike Munford, Noam Pikelny, Sammy Shelor, Pete Wernick, Ira Gitlin, Zack Mongan, Ryan Cavanaugh Guitar: Tim O’Brien, Chris Luquette Fiddle: Brian Wicklund, Mike Barnett Mandolin: Frank Solivan Bass: Danny Booth, Ira Gitlin Vocals: Aoife O’Donovan
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Noam Pikelny Awarded 1st Annual Steve Martin Prize

The Steve Martin Charitable Foundation has selected Punch Brothers banjo player Noam Pikelny as the winner of the first annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. Earl Scruggs, Pete Wernick, Tony Trischka and Béla Fleck were on the committee that selected Pikelny, who will receive “an unrestricted cash prize of fifty-thousand dollars, as well as a bronze sculpture created expressly for the prize by noted artist Eric Fischl.” Martin describes Pilkeny as “the extraordinary banjoist for the Punch Brothers, playing not only traditional bluegrass, but classical, rock and jazz oriented music. He is a player of unlimited
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