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Did You Miss Ken’s Recent Appearance on Deering Live? Catch It Now on Youtube!!

Did You Miss Ken’s Recent Appearance on Deering Live? Catch It Now on Youtube!!

Deering Live is a live stream video series presented by Deering Banjos which features hour long interviews with prominent banjoists. On Thurs. Jan. 13, it was Ken’s turn!! If you missed it live, you can still check out the whole thing on YouTube. Just click on this link.

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New Ken Perlman Channel Now on Youtube

I’ve just recently launched the Ken Perlman YouTube Channel featuring videos of my performances and some banjo instruction, too. The channel features recently made videos, of course, but I’ve also “harvested” a few dozen videos from years past that other folks have previously posted on YouTube. I even managed to find maybe a couple of dozen videos featuring the late great Appalachian style fiddler Alan Jabbour and me in concert.

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Playing Jigs (6/8 Time Tunes) in Clawhammer

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Now Offering Online Banjo Clinics

Ken now offers online banjo clinics. Here’s the next two on the docket.

  • Monday, May 2, 7:30-9:00 PM Eastern. Holzwickede Arranging a Song or Simple Melody for Performance, Clawhammer Style.
  • *LAST BANJO CLINIC OF THE SEASON*. Monday, May 23, 7:30-9:00 PM Eastern. buy modafinil canada reddit Up-the-Neck “Melodic” Fingering Forms That Feature 5th-String Fretting
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New Interview in “Making Music Magazine”

Ken was just interviewed for Making Music Magazine. The piece is accompanied by a 15-minute video in which Ken demonstrates how to master the arts of drop-and-double-thumbing. View the interview here.

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Ken Just Interviewed in “Clawhammer Rules”

Ken was just interviewed by moderator Martha Yakovleff Stone for the Facebook group, “Clawhammer Rules.”  Read it here. . .

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Ken’s Newest Banjo Instruction Book Just Published!!

Ken’s newest tab/instruction book, Aleg Appalachian Fiddle Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo, has just been published by Mel Bay Publications. Ken draws on several decades of experience as a player and arranger to create authentic note-for-note settings for over 100 exquisite tunes. Click here for book details, complete tune list, and to order a copy.

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New Students Welcome!!

If you’re looking to expand your clawhammer skills during this pandemic, I’m happy to take on a few new students. For details contact me at ken@kenperlman.com and we’ll go from there.

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CDs & COMPANION ITEMS >31  Frails & Frolics CD 15.00 Just out!! Frails & Frolics: Fiddle tunes from Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton, & Elsewhere on Clawhammer Banjo Ken’s first all-banjo recording and his first solo project in years. He has collected some truly wonderful reels, hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, waltzes and airs, arranged them beautifully […]

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