Online, In Person
Bluegrass (Scruggs) , Other
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teacher Since: 1998
Listing Created: 11/16/2015
Listing Updated: 12/28/2017
More About Me
I am an American ex-pat 5-string banjoist, blues guitarist, composer and studio musician, now living in Ireland. I wear many musical hats and do a recording session work in different genres including TV commercials, pop, rock, country, bluegrass and Irish trad.
I am currently teaching bluegrass banjo, Irish and Celtic fingerstyle banjo. I have four Irish and Celtic collections with Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
-Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo (1998)
-Best-Loved Jigs and Reels (2012)
-Best-Loved Airs and Session Tunes (2013)
-20 O'Carolan Irish Classics for 5-String Banjo and All Instruments (2015)
I enjoy being a musical shape-shifter, and have worked in many bands, playing many styles of music since the mid-eighties.
I feel blessed to be working in life with like-minded artists, also being a resource for students of the banjo. I teach, tour, and play every day, traveling back and forth between Ireland and the United States. I'm always on the prowl for cool tunes, and I collect traditional music from across a wide musical spectrum.
Hi Tom, I am interested in getting some lessons from you. Can you say how I might contact you to arrange same.
Regards Pascal - DUBHDA
Okay, I'll be in touch.
- Tom Hanway
Tom, would you please message me? I would like to get some lessons. Thank you. -Sarah - sdonovan4444
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