Here's a guy that really lives the ideal "banjo builder lifestyle." But note... he built it himself. :)

Greg is a scientist that reflected on his life as young man and - like the rest of the independent-minded banjo builders - set off in a direction unique to him. Along the way, he's discovered his amazing talents and abilities as an artist and a craftsman. And his work is astonishing.

Check out Greg and see if you qualify for a life dreams are made of.


Recognized for their artistry, craftsmanship and performance, Greg Galbreath is one of 38 select Builders included in the North American Banjo Builder Series. Filmed entirely on location by Craig Evans, there are four volumes in the DVD Series: Banjo Builders East of the Mississippi (Volume 1), Banjo Builders West of the Mississippi (Volume 2), Conversations with Banjo Historians (Volume 3) and More Conversations with North American Banjo Builders (Volume 4). Smithsonian Folkways has created the "Instrument Builder Collection" to permanently house the Series for posterity
For more information or to order the Banjo Builder Series, go to:

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