Give Me the Banjo (2011)

Director
Marc Fields

Main cast
Béla Fleck; Dom Flemons; Rhiannon Giddens; Steve Martin; Earl Scruggs

Genres
Documentary, Music

Description
The Banjo Project is a cross-media cultural odyssey: a major television documentary, a live stage/multi-media performance, and a website that chronicle the journey of America’s quintessential instrument—the banjo—from its African roots to the 21st century. It’s a collaboration between Emmy-winning writer-producer Marc Fields and banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka (the Project’s Music Director), one of the most acclaimed acoustic musicians of his generation.


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