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CRAFT IN AMERICA: Music

Custom shop Martin guitar in process.
Courtesy of Mark Markley
Custom shop Martin guitar in process.

Airs Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

The Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning CRAFT IN AMERICA, now in its seventh season, promotes and advances original handcrafted work and inspires people of all ages to pursue their own creativity.

This episode features fine instrument makers and renowned musicians, including Joan Baez with her Martin guitar, Jake Shimabukuro playing his Kamaka ukulele, trumpet maker Dave Monette and leader of the Count Basie Orchestra Scotty Barnhart, Tony Ellis and Stelling banjos, musician Rhiannon Giddens with minstrel banjo maker Jim Hartel, and Joe Pereira, timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with mallet maker Jason Ginter.

Past episodes from this series are available for online viewing. CRAFT IN AMERICA is on Facebook, YouTube, and you can follow @CraftinAmerica on Twitter.