Archives for Pete Wernick

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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Dr. Banjo’s Jam Camp Returns to Grey Fox

Pete Wernick (aka Dr. Banjo) and Grey Fox merrily announce the return of Pete’s famous Jam Camp to Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, NY this coming summer. The four day came will be in session Monday–Thursday, July 16–19, 2012 at the Oak Hill Fire Hall, directly across from the entrance to Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. Closet pickers, Pete’s Jam Camp at Grey Fox is for you! You’ll be jamming the first morning and you’ll be oh-so-much-more-in shape for all the great jams at Grey Fox. Pete and his dynamite staff offer user-friendly instruction in all bluegrass instruments! Find
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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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