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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x134 Sleepy Man Banjo Boys: Bluegrass virtuosity from ... New Jersey?
TV-PG

  • 2013-07-05T01:00:00-03:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

All under the age of 16, brothers Jonny, Robbie and Tommy Mizzone are from New Jersey, a US state that's better known for the rock of Bruce Springsteen than the bluegrass of Earl Scruggs. Nonetheless, the siblings began performing bluegrass covers, as well as their own compositions, at a young age. Here, they play three dazzling songs in three different keys, passing the lead back and forth from fiddle to banjo to guitar.

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