A Michael Nix banjo performance features his unique 7 string classical banjo, the Banjar. the Banjar combines elements of the 5 string banjo and the classical guitar. Michael Nix and NixWorks performance series through out New England and around the world, showcase original compositions and arrangements by Nix on the 7 string classical banjo, the Banjar.

Nix classical composer guitarist

The Banjar-A Seven String Classical Banjo

Media: Video, Audio, Interviews and Articles

Michael Nix solo Banjar

Video

Barton Cove , Discovery Center, Turners Falls, MA 1.9.15

Barton Cove, composed for the Banjar by Michael Nix

Spanish Fandango Variations, Turners Falls, MA 1.9.15

Variations on the theme "Spanish Fandango" for Banjar by Michael Nix

Sarabande from the Bm Violin Partita, Turners Falls, MA 1.9.15

Sarabande from the Bm Violin Partita by J.S. Bach, arr. for Banjar by Michael Nix

Wintersong live at the New England Jazz Banjofest 2012

Wintersong composed by Michael Nix

"Banjar" the 10 minute documentary

 by Leor Brenman

Kemp's Jig

A lute dance arr. for Banjar by Michael Nix, from a live TV broadcast

Michael Nix solo guitar

Video

Air

from "Preludes, Air, and Dances" a suite for solo guitar, by Michael Nix


Michael Nix Folk Banjo Performances

Video

A More Perfect Union and Bountiful River

by Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt. Michael Nix, 5-String Banjo  and Lorre Wyatt perform on a WGBY Tribute to Pete Seeger, April 2014


Old Apples

by Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt. Michael Nix, Banjar and Lorre Wyatt perform on a WGBY Tribute to Pete Seeger, April 2014


Bountiful River

by Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt. Michael Nix, 5-String Banjo  and Lorre Wyatt, guitar. "Pete Seeger Celebration and Singalong" Amherst, MA 2/16/14 


Old Apples

by Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt. Michael Nix, Banjar, David Bernz, Harmonica, and Lorre Wyatt, guitar

"Pete Seeger Celebration and Singalong" Amherst, MA









Banjar Audio

Canarios, Gaspar Sanz

Barton Cove, Michael Nix

Dallas Rag, trad.

Prelude, Cello Suite No.1, J.S. Bach

Summertime, George Gershwin

Carolan's Concerto, T. Ocarolon


Press

Behold the Banjar, Bob Paquette, WFCR public radio, Amherst, MA  interview, 1/25/2008

Brookline Magazine, 12/06 (pdf)

Barton Cove Review, The Recorder, Greenfield, Ma 2008


Guitar Audio

Air from "Preludes, Air, and Dances" by Michael Nix (wav)

Vals from "Preludes, Air, and Dances" by Michael Nix (wav)


New England Foundation for the Arts

Michael Nix Creative Ground Page

http://www.creativeground.org/profile/nixworks


Michael Nix & Chris Devine

The Devine-Nix Duo

http://www.devine-nix.com


Michael Nix with The Pioneer Consort

http://www.pioneerconsort.com



 


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