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2022-08-31T14:19:52.000Z
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Video Title:
Meeting Jason Romero's Banjos (Behind The Scenes Documentary)
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On Pharis & Jason Romero's latest album 'Tell 'Em You Were Gold,' banjos are front and center, a key feature in every track. Jason Romero not only plays, but built the banjos heard on the tracks. In this video, Jason walks us through the range of banjos in his arsenal. Video by Trent Freeman and Eva Anandi Brownstein 'Tell 'Em You Were Gold' is now available on CD and digital. The LP version, which features bonus tracks, will be available in late 2022/early 2023. Stream/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/pharis-jason-romero/tell-em-you-were-gold Bandcamp: https://pharisjasonromero.bandcamp.com/album/tell-em-you-were-gold All other platforms: https://orcd.co/pharis-jason-romero Pharis and Jason Romero are pure craftspeople. A renowned banjo builder, Jason spent years developing his own personal designs, and on Tell ‘Em You Were Gold, his handmade instruments take center stage. Over a half dozen uniquely crafted banjos are played by the duo in the course of the album. There’s conviction and delicacy in this music, which ranges from duets that showcase the pair’s deep psychic and artistic connection to solo banjo meditations and full band romps. Recorded over six days in an old barn in Horsefly, British Columbia, the album displays the multiple Juno Award-winning duo playing music that is honest, direct, and reflective of life’s beauty and knottiness. Pharis & Jason Romero: http://www.pharisandjason.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pharisandjason/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pharisandjason/ Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways/ Support our work! Become a Friend of Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/friends-of-folkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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3 min 11 sec
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