Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn: Clawhammer vs. Three-Finger Banjo Style | Reverb Interview



Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn explained the differences in banjo style (Clawhammer vs. Three-Finger) in a previous video (https://goo.gl/TkR5wN), but here they are putting that demonstration to work as they regale us with a tune called "Over the Divide" from their 2017 album 'Echo in the Valley.'
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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Perform "Over the Divide" | Reverb Interview


Banjo greats Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn demonstrate the differences between Clawhammer (also referred to as Old-Time, Drop Thumb, Frailing) and Three-Finger banjo styles. The two styles are rarely performed together, but Fleck and Washburn have made this dichotomy the basis of their unique sound.
Read more on Reverb: https://goo.gl/ZhzZDm
Browse Béla Fleck music on LP: https://goo.gl/pdmiFx
Browse Abigail Washburn music on LP: https://goo.gl/6zy2Gp

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn: Clawhammer vs. Three-Finger Banjo Style | Reverb Interview