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February 14, 2011

Roger Sprung Featured in Banjo Newsletter, March 2011

An in-depth interview, the first in many years, appeared in the March 2011 issuue of Banjo Newsletter. Joe Davis, one of Roger's students from the early 60's, asked Roger about everything from his early days in Greenwich Village, the artists he has met and influenced, to his unique teaching method.

For more information or to order a copy of the magazine, visit the Banjo Newsletter website: http://www.banjonews.com/.

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May 12, 2011

Roger has re-released his first self-produced album, Roger Sprung and His Progressive Bluegrassers, in CD format.

This landmark recording, originally released in 1966, features 16 groundbreaking instrumental cuts ranging from mountain standards to Jewish folk melodies. The band includes an all-star cast: Jon Sholle, guitar; Jody Stecher, mandolin; Gene Lowenger, fiddle; Larry Dunn, guitar; Austin Gelzer & Mike Miller, bass; Jackie Pack, dumbek; and Richie Barrons, drums.

These recordings reveal Roger's progressive vision with arrangements that sound as fresh today as they were 45 years ago. Contact us to order your CD.

 

 

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