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California Bluegrass Reunion: “Roll On Buddy, Roll On”
 
Powerhouse band of Peghead Nation instructors Bill Evans, Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist, and John Reischman, along with Darol Anger and Jim Nunally, play a bluegrass classic.
By: Dan Gabel
November 18, 2021
 

For many pre-pandemic years, Peghead Nation banjo instructor Bill Evans curated the California Banjo Extravaganza and took it on tour throughout Northern California, featuring Bill and two other banjo players, along with an all-star band that has included many familiar faces from the Peghead Nation instructor ranks. This year, Bill held down the banjo duties himself for the California Bluegrass Reunion tour, which featured a band that included Peghead Nation instructors Chad Manning, Sharon Gilchrist, and John Reischman, along with fiddle master Darol Anger and guitar master Jim Nunally.

In this video from the band’s soundcheck at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, California, Bill leads the band in the bluegrass classic “Roll On Buddy, Roll On.” It was a great show from six musicians at the top of their game.

Learn mandolin with Sharon Gilchrist in her Beginning Mandolin, Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin, Bluegrass Mandolin Fingerboard Method, and Melodic Embellishment courses.

Learn mandolin with John Reischman in his course, Melodic Mandolin Tunes.

Learn fiddle with Chad Manning in his Beginning/Intermediate Fiddle and Bluegrass Fiddle courses, as well as Theory for Mandolin and Fiddle.

Learn banjo with Bill Evans in his Beginning Banjo, Bluegrass Banjo, and Earl Scruggs: A Player’s Guide courses on Peghead Nation.

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