The Blugrass Blog reports that comedian, actor, author and banjo player Steve Martin was preparing to record an album of serious banjo music.
TBB reports: The recording has been completed, produced by fellow banjo man John McCuen, with assistance from Tony Trischka and Pete Wernick. Helping out in the studio were Russ Barenberg on guitar, Matt Flinner on mandolin and Brittany Haas on fiddle, among others. New Martin compositions are the focus, performed in both 3 finger and clawhammer styles.
Earl Scruggs & Steve Martin – Foggy Mountain Breakdown