Noam Pikelny has emerged as the preeminent banjoist of his generation, hailed by the Chicago Tribuneas the “pros’ top banjo picker,”Noam is a founding member of Punch Brothers, a string ensemble which the BostonGlobecalls “a virtuosic revelation” and the New Yorkerdescribesas “wide-ranging and restlessly imaginative.”

Noam Pikelny

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Noam Pikelny has emerged as the preeminent banjoist of his generation, hailed by the Chicago Tribuneas the “pros’ top banjo picker,”Noam is a founding member of Punch Brothers, a string ensemble which the BostonGlobecalls “a virtuosic revelation” and the New Yorkerdescribesas “wide-ranging and restlessly imaginative.” In September of 2010, Pikelny was awarded the first annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjoand Bluegrass. Pikelny is a 3-time GrammyAward Nominee and his record, Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe, was described by theNew York Timesas “a token of reverence, a feat of translation and a show of dominion”. The album is widely considered a landmark recording inacoustic music, and was named “Album of the Year” at the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards. Noam will release his next album,the purely solo endeavor, Universal Favorite, on Rounder Records in March 2017

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