January-Feburary 2008

ARTIST: VARIOUS

TITLE: BANJO GATHERING

THE STATE OF MODERN OLD TIME BANJO PLAYING

By Larry Rosenberg

banjo_gathering_cd.jpgOne of the activities I enjoy most at traditional music festivals and multi-day workshops is the opportunity to thoroughly browse the pre-recorded music offerings. Those stacks of compact discs and digital video discs seem even more accessible than their vinyl and magnetic tape ancestors, and, unlike vinyl “records,