Book Release party

Come on down to Guitar Sam's  on main street in Montpelier, VT this Friday, the 16th around 6:30 pm.  Katie Trautz and I will be playing tunes from our newly released tune book "Side by Side".  We will

Tune book is done!


It's here, it's here!!

"Side by Side" is now available for all of you Banjo and Fiddle playing fools.  Go here for more info and to order.  Feel free to email me for more information.




New toy, Oh boy!

Finally updated my ancient video camera, so here is a brand new video.  Not a polished performance but it ain't bad. More to come.


Reuben's Train


Classes at Summit School

The kids are drifting back to school now so it must be time for fall classes at the Summit School of Traditional Music and Culture.  I will be offering a beginner Banjo and an advanced beginner Ukulele class, as well…

New Tune book for Banjo and Fiddle


It's almost done! New tune book by myself and Katie Trautz.  The book will have fiddle notation and Banjo tab for the same tune, side by side.  Also included are two cds. One has slow Banjo then Slow Fiddle playing…


Next up.

Lots going on this summer.  Staying close to home more now since the slowdown of Woods Tea.  Somehow I still manage to fill the days up with lots to do.  I've enjoyed going out to see some other folks play…


Good night out on the town

Heard some real nice Old Time last night by Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus then had a very pleasant drive home.  Saw two moose twins sauntering down the road in the snow, side by each for about 50 yards or…


Off to California

Headed out tomorrow for a week out on the left coast with Woods Tea Company.  Performing up in Ridgecrest on Tuesday, the 10th then spending a few days with some friends down in Ramona.  Looking forward to a little fun…


Learn Banjo online!

If you have always wanted to learn the Banjo (and who hasn't ?) but can't find the right teacher or would like to just stay at home and pick, you can now learn online from the comfort of your home…

That's more like it!

     Now this looks more like December.  I was beginning to wonder.



Another year ending

     Another December has snuck up on us, but its here again. I always like this time before the storm and certainly prefer this relative calm to the frantic pace that we all seem to get pulled into; some willingly…