Paul Race has been writing and playing all kinds of music since the 1960s, though he tends to favor acoustic and traditional songs. He has created resources like,, and to help other musicians get a good start on their own journeys.

Shun the Frumious Banjitar

What’s in a Name? Sometimes shaming and resentment. This includes the name “banjitar,” which certain musicians have used to stress that 6-string banjo players aren’t real banjo players, but rather guitar players who want to play banjo without learning anything. The name needs to be retired. For one thing, the…

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About Banjo Choices – Event

If you’ve visited my Folk- and Acoustic-focused web page, you probably know that I have a lot of resources for helping people choose the most appropriate banjo for them. On August 13, I’m scheduled to do a short workshop on that topic at a local Folk, Acoustic, and Indie…

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