ArtistWorks and Banjo Hangout Present "Tony Trischka Live," a Free Online Workshop with Banjo Great Tony Trischka
(Published: June 18, 2013)
Tony Trischka plays live, teaches, and answers questions for banjo lovers in this hour long live workshop
June 18, 2013 - NAPA, CA - ArtistWorks, the leading interactive lifestyle social learning platform, and Banjo Hangout present a free online workshop featuring world-renowned banjo master Tony Trischka.
The workshop takes place online June 25th at 6PM Pacific Daylight Time.
Banjo enthusiasts will be treated to impromptu performances, techniques and tips for banjo players, and Q&A with the twice Grammy nominated Trischka. It's a full hour of all things banjo in a fun, interactive and casual environment.
Tony Trischka made 15 solo albums in his storied career. In addition to his solo work, he has played with artists such as Peter Rowan, The Zac Brown Band, The Allman Brothers, David Grisman and countless others. He's received multiple IBMA awards and a Grammy nomination. He produced Steve Martin's highly acclaimed Rare Bird Alert, which was nominated for Bluegrass Album of the Year. Trischka was the musical director for the documentary "Give Me the Banjo," which aired on PBS in 2011.
In addition to his decades-long performing career, Trischka has spent the past four years pioneering a new way to teach banjo at the ArtistWorks Online Banjo School with Tony Trischka. The "Tony Trischka Live" Event, along with a contest to give away a Deering Goodtime Banjo, are both part of a four-year anniversary celebration for the school.
At the Academy of Bluegrass, students can learn from Tony's complete library of online video lessons, tabs and backing tracks. They can use ArtistWorks Video Exchange™ Feedback Platform to submit practice videos and get personalized video responses from Tony with feedback and additional exercises.
These Video Exchanges are paired together, combined with the lessons and made available for all students to see and learn from.
"Tony Trischka Banjo Live" will stream live at http://AcademyofBluegrass... and at http://www.banjohangout.o....
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About ArtistWorks, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by former AOL executive David Butler and former financial executive Patricia Butler, ArtistWorks, Inc. is the leader in a new generation of online learning platforms. Their revolutionary global learning community of world-renowned teaching artists and enthusiastic amateurs is dedicated to unleashing the music that lies within all of us. This "next generation" Video Exchange Feedback Platform enables virtuoso musicians to "teach the world" by presenting their musical legacy in the form of HD video lessons to subscribing students. Utilizing simple web cams, smartphones, tablets or video cameras, students are able to submit practice videos and get individualized video feedback and guidance from their teaching artists - creating a constantly evolving two-way, online learning experience.
ArtistWorks currently offers schools from such world-class artists as: Paul Gilbert (rock guitar lessons), Martin Taylor (fingerstyle guitar lessons), Jason Vieaux (classical guitar lessons), Andreas Oberg (jazz guitar lessons), Jeannie Deva (singing lessons), Nathan Cole (violin lessons), Jeffrey Khaner (flute lessons), William Caballero (French horn lessons), David Bilger (trumpet lessons), Ricardo Morales (clarinet lessons), Nathan East (electric bass lessons), John Patitucci (jazz bass lessons), Howard Levy (harmonica lessons), DJ Qbert (DJ lessons), Christie Peery (piano lessons), Billy Cobham (jazz and fusion drum lessons), Luis Conte (percussion lessons), as well as the ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass with Tony Trischka (banjo lessons), Missy Raines (double bass lessons), Bryan Sutton (flatpick guitar lessons), Andy Hall (Dobro lessons), Mike Marshall (mandolin lessons), and Darol Anger (fiddle lessons). For more information, visit ArtistWorks.com
About Banjo Hangout
Banjo Hangout is the world's largest banjo community. Established in 2000, the Banjo Hangout features forums, classifieds, tabs, audio and video archives and much, much more. Built for banjo players, by banjo players! For more information, visit, www.banjohangout.org
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