Jed Marum's Blog (3)

'Calla's Waltz' -- and Other Irish Banjo Stories!

My friends kid me about one of the websites I frequent, a place called Banjo Hangout (dot Org). It’s a place where banjo geeks like me go and talk about strings and rings, and pots and picks, and necks and woods and, well, banjo makers! And occasionally I receive messages from those fellow Banjo geeks – so I wasn’t too…

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Added by Jed Marum on March 28, 2016 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

'Wild Geese' - aka 'The Norland Wind'

Here's a beautiful old song - in a clip from a festival I played in May of 2014 with my son Jaime.

Added by Jed Marum on August 25, 2014 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Irish Confederate at Gettysburg

On the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, here are two different recordings of my song Prayer From Little Round Top, a song inspired by the story of a young irish immigrant who died there.

The Confederate soldier in this song left Connemara Ireland with his family when he was a boy. They had just buried his twin sister. In America the family settled in…

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Added by Jed Marum on July 2, 2013 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

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