April 1st, 2022 | 1 hr 10 mins
banjo, camps, encores, laughter
Matt talks to GRAMMY-nominee Joey Ryan of The Milk Carton Kids about touring life, obligatory encores, and the two weeks that Joey spent as Robert Plant's banjoist.
February 1st, 2022 | 55 mins 25 secs
banjo, banjo summit, béla fleck
Banjoist, composer & educator Jake Schepps joins to talk about the Banjo Summit, a progressive 3-finger banjo workshop he leads for intermediate, advanced, and professional musicians.
November 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
banjo, clawhammer, old-time, round peak
Deemed a "banjo virtuoso" by the Washington Post, Adam Hurt has fused several traditional old-time idioms to create his own elegantly innovative clawhammer banjo style. In this episode, Adam talks to Matt about that oft-emulated approach and four of his albums.
October 1st, 2021 | 56 mins 46 secs
banjo, banjo summit, guitar, piano
Matt talks to banjoist, guitarist, pianist, and composer Max Allard about his forthcoming instrumental album Odes/Codes.
September 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min
africa, banjo, fiddle, guitar, old-time
Matt catches up with old-time music icon Bruce Molsky. They talk about their shared history and Bruce's collaborations, teaching philosophy, and forthcoming guitar album.
August 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
africa, banjo, ditches, grief, songwriting
Matt talks to Jayme Stone about a number of his projects, including his latest album aWake and Compose Your Career, a forthcoming course for independent musicians.