NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


3 results for Banjo players
Currently viewing results 1 - 3
PAGE OF 1
Record #:
17862
Author(s):
Abstract:
In his professional life, musician Jim Mills spent fourteen years as a Grammy-winning, banjo-playing sideman to bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs. But in his personal life, Mills is known for the banjo room in his Durham home--the world's largest collection of Gibson historic banjos.
Full Text:
Record #:
29603
Author(s):
Abstract:
For decades, Steve Martin has evolved and diversified his career, finding a refuge in bluegrass of late. In an interview with Martin, he discusses his banjo playing, song writing, life in Asheville, and his band the Steep Canyon Rangers.
Source:
Full Text:
Record #:
30644
Author(s):
Abstract:
Earl Scruggs pioneered, perfected and popularized a three-fingers banjo-picking style that came to be known around the world as Scruggs-style picking. He passed away in 2013 at age 88, but he lives on through his many recordings and a new museum in Shelby, North Carolina called the Earl Scruggs Center. This article provides a biography of Scruggs, and some of the galleries and exhibits showcased at the new museum.
Source:
Full Text: