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Circleville Banjo Player Tony Ellis is Featured by PBS

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In "Tony Ellis’s Quest," Ellis talks about his love for the banjo, his efforts to come up with arresting melodies, his numerous tours abroad with his band, The Musicians of Braeburn, and his love of paddle-wheel boats and life on the river.
3:40PM
November
4, 2011

Circleville, Ohio, banjo player Tony Ellis (pictured at right) is featured in “Give Me The Banjo,” a documentary history of the instrument narrated by Steve Martin.

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9:55AM
November
3, 2011

Guest Blogger: Brent Davis What do Steve Martin and SpongeBob SquarePants have in common?  They are both fans of Circleville, Ohio, banjo player Tony Ellis. Ellis is among the musicians featured in “PBS ARTS FROM THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS: GIVE ME THE BANJO,” a documentary history of the instrument narrated by Martin. The program will [...]