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Banjo Meets Mandolin with Tony Trischka and Mike Marshall - a Live Online Workshop

By ArtistWorks and Mandolin Cafe
April 9, 2013 - 8:15 pm

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Banjo Meets Mandolin with Tony Trischka and Mike Marshall - a Live Online Workshop

Banjo Meets Mandolin with Tony Trischka and Mike Marshall - a Live Online Workshop

Napa, Calif. — ArtistWorks, the leading interactive lifestyle social learning platform, in conjunction with Mandolin Cafe is proud to present a free online workshop featuring Tony Trischka and Mike Marshall.

The workshop takes place online April 23, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time and will be moderated by Mandolin Cafe Founder Scott Tichenor. On hand will be twice Grammy-nominated Banjo player Tony Trischka and fellow Grammy nominee, mandolin teacher and performer extraordinaire, Mike Marshall.

Viewers will be treated to a celebration of the banjo and the mandolin with some playing, some teaching and some discussion with two masters at the peak of their abilities.

"Banjo Meets Mandolin" will stream live at Academy of Bluegrass and on the home page of the Mandolin Cafe.

The event is hosted through Google Plus and Google Hangouts. All viewers need to do is show up at any one of the two locations provided above to view the live workshop. They don't have to sign in or log in or anything. It'll simply be there. A few minutes after the workshop concludes a full video of the event will be available on YouTube.

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. Hes 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.

Mike Marshall started out with the Dave Grisman Quintet, played with everyone from Stephane Grapelli to Jerry Douglas to Bela Fleck and his frequent collaborator Darol Anger. He has done stints with the group Montreux and his current experimental bluegrass group, Psychograss with fellow Academy of Bluegrass teachers Darol Anger and Tony Trischka.

Trischka teaches banjo at the ArtistWorks Online Academy of Bluegrass where Marshall teaches mandolin.

At the Academy of Bluegrass, students can learn from dozens of pre-recorded 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 their teachers 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.

Optional: sign up for the event and receive an event reminder.

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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.

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OU1
April 09, 2013 10:49 PM
Last one with Mike was awesome...I will be there for this one too!
Tobin
April 10, 2013 02:39 PM
I'm penciling it in on my calendar as well. I'm already enrolled in Mike's mandolin school and I have a buddy who wants to take up the banjo, so this might be a perfect opportunity to watch it together and encourage him to sign up for Tony's banjo school. The timing couldn't be better!
Orkun Hiyılmaz
April 22, 2013 01:54 PM
Hello,
6 pm Pacific Daylight Time is 4 am in the morning here in Turkey. Can you please plan the next workshop to a better time for us that live in Europe. evet 8 pm PDT is good enhough.
Thank you very much.
Greetings to all mandolin lovers from Turkey.smilesmile
Scott Tichenor
April 22, 2013 07:57 PM
Quote from Orkunh: Hello,
6 pm Pacific Daylight Time is 4 am in the morning here in Turkey. Can you please plan the next workshop to a better time for us that live in Europe. evet 8 pm PDT is good enhough.
Thank you very much.
Greetings to all mandolin lovers from Turkey.smilesmile End Quote

There's no huge advantage in watching it live necessarily. It's on YouTube within minutes of being done and stored there for the long haul. Most of the site's traffic is in the U.S. which is why we schedule it as is. A lot of people on the east coast don't like it starting at 10:00 p.m. Impossible to satisfy everyone, and having it during the day when people are working isn't feasible. Hopefully you'll enjoy the recorded version just as well.
Annette Siegel
April 23, 2013 02:58 PM
I sure enjoyed participating in the inaugural one. Scott, I think your a natural for hosting for these!! Say hello to your pet snake (head) for me! : )

Best wishes, Annette
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