The other members of the group are Canadian Allison de Groot on clawhammer
banjo, who combines wide ranging virtuosity with a passion for old-time music.
Stern, a clawhammer
banjo player and writer, draws on interviews, correspondence, newspaper articles, recollections, and personal papers to provide a biography of banjo player Tommy Thompson (1937-2003), focusing on his creative path and what pushed him to experiment with lyric writing, song composition, acting, and playwriting.
The current menagerie includes Celtic harp, mandocello, mandolin, guitars, clawhammer
banjo, and National steel ukulele, plus a bit of kazoo, harmonica, and shakers.
Evans moves back and forth between clawhammer
and Scruggs-style banjo, while mandolinist Adrian Gross has the speed and aggression of Big Mon himself in his playing.
Hartman's talents as a guitarist, Ashton's gift for the clawhammer
banjo, and the vocal harmony of both distinguish this collaborative album of new American roots music.
Isaacs claimed he wanted money for food but when his offer of cheap building work was turned down, he angrily pursued Lt Cdr Booth through his Gipsy Lane home, hitting him again and again with a shiny, new clawhammer
. He continued to strike the greatgrandfather after he had collapsed to the floor under the force of the blows.
He admitted breaking into a home and attacking a ma du N man with a clawhammer
during a burglary last November.
Cory focuses on fingerstyle guitar, clawhammer
banjo, voice, harmonica, and an array of other instruments in his four piece band.
Washburn plays the clawhammer
banjo, performing and recording as a soloist and with the bands Uncle Earl, Sparrow Quartet, and The Wu Force.
ROBBERS wearing balaclavas threatened shop workers with a clawhammer
and pistol before stealing around PS3,000.
Alistair Anderson (English concertina) and Dan Walsh (clawhammer
banjo, vocals, guitar) may, on the face of it, appear to be unlikely collaborators.
Verch "tours with world-class musicians as a trio, featuring acoustic guitar, mandolin, bass and clawhammer
banjo in addition to Verch's vocals, fiddle and foot percussion".