Craft in America

William L. Ellis & Tony Ellis on banjos, fiddle and family

Clip: Season 7 Episode 1 | 4m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

William L. Ellis & his father Tony Ellis on learning to play music, how a Scottish village inspired Tony’s fiddle tune “Plockton Aire,” parlor banjo history, and family influences, including how Tony’s grandmother played him lullabyes on the banjo.

Aired: 11/20/15

Rating: NR

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