Wayne Erbsen

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Wayne Erbsen has been involved in traditional Appalachian music for forty years. A master on fiddle, banjo, guitar and mandolin, he has authored twenty books and produced 18 solo recordings. In additional to his work with Appalachian music, Wayne is an authority on music and folklore of Pioneers, Cowboys, the Civil War, Railroads and gospel music. Wayne has taught at Warren Wilson for nineteen years. He particularly enjoys getting young people started playing Appalachian music on banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin.