EXISTENTIAL BANJO is a journey There are twelve brief episodes in Season 1. Each one pierces the question, where does the banjo belong and what should it play. With wide-ranging collaborations, host and banjoist Michael J. Miles, leads this journey across the landscape of unexpected possibilities.  Enjoy the ride.  

Episode1, Little Pink America
featuring Corky Siegel, harmonica; Geraldo de Oliveira, percussion; Sue Demel & Deborah Lader (Sons of the Never Wrong), vocals.



Episode 2, People Get Ready
featuring Sue Demel, vocals; Geraldo de Oliveira, percussion; John Abbey, bass



Episode 3, MTA
featuring Tony Trischka, banjo



Episode 4, Suite for the Americas: Dorian
featuring Nora Barton, cello



Episode 5, Midnight Rider
featuring Darol Anger, violin



Episode 6, 1952 Vincent Black Lightning
live at Chicago City Winery


Episode 7, Hasna ya Leila
featuring Aziz Samaoui, ngoni

Episode 8, Opus 821
featuring Geraldo de Oliveira

Episode 9, Gaudete & Sleepers Awake
featuring David Jennings, vibes

Episode 10, Corrina Corrina
featuring Aziz Samaoui, ngoni



Episode 11, Dokunmak
featuring Erkan Ogur (concert in Istanbul)



Episode 12, Last Thing On My Mind
featuring Tom Paxton, singer-songwriter