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Aug 16.2019

Picky Fingers Podcast - Tony Trischka

The Picky Fingers Banjo Podcast is bought to you by Deering Banjos! That's right, your favorite banjo company is now the official sponsor of your favorite...

Jamie Francis

Jamie Francis
Jamie Francis is a UK based banjo player, guitarist and songwriter. He started gigging at the age of 12, and grew up surrounded by both the blues music popular in his home town of Maryport, and the Irish folk music played by his father. His playing and songwriting styles reflect these varied influences. Jamie Francis attended the Brighton Institute of Modern Music where he received a 1st Class BA Hons in Music Performance. At University he met his long time musical collaborator Sam Kelly, whose band Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys has won a BBC Folk Award. With the Lost Boys, Jamie has recorded two albums, gigged and toured all over the world, and has played several live radio sessions on BBC 2 and 3. Jamie also appears with Scottish group The Jellyman's Daughter, and has played as a session musician for many artists on the UK folk scene.

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Apr 5.2019

The Banjo Practice Headspace

Life is busy! There’s always an unanswered email, or a stack of dirty dishes, or a bit of household DIY that needs attending to. Making time for your...

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