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Banjo tour is both reunion, inspiration

Tony Trischka is one of seven players that are part of New York Banjo: 5-String Summit being held at The Egg in Albany on Saturday.
Tony Trischka is one of seven players that are part of New York Banjo: 5-String Summit being held at The Egg in Albany on Saturday.
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For Tony Trischka, the New York Banjo Summit tour is more than just a reunion among old friends. The Syracuse-born banjoist is one of seven players on the tour, along with Béla Fleck, Bill Keith, Eric Weissberg, Pete Wernick, Richie Stearns and Mac Benford (Noam Pikelny performed on the tour’s late October dates only). All the artists on the tour are New Yorkers, and longtime friends and collaborators — Trischka looked up to Keith and ...


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