Bill Keith, known for revolutionizing the field of banjo playing, passed away last week at the age of 75. For a full obituary, head over to the New York Times.
Other Roots Music News:
• ICYMI: Punch Brothers will release a new EP, out November 20.
• Read Steve Martin's 5-10-15-20 at Pitchfork.
• Alabama Shakes performed "Joe" on Colbert.
• The results for the Grand Masters Fiddler Championship are in.
• Lucinda Williams announced a new album, Ghosts of Highway 20.