Greg Cahill

Greg Cahill formed the Special Consensus in 1973 in the Chicago area and the band became a full time touring (nationally and internationally) and recording entity in 1975. Greg has appeared on all of The Special Consensus recordings (seventeen audio recordings and one performance video) and has released three solo recordings (two with internationally renowned mandolinist Don Stiernberg and one with mandolin maestro Jethro Burns), one European bluegrass music recording (with renowned Czech guitarist Slavek Hanzlik) and four banjo instructional videos/DVDs (Musician’s Workshop). He has also appeared on numerous recordings by other artists and on countless national television and radio commercials (jingles). Greg conducts workshops and master classes at bluegrass camps and festivals worldwide. His teaching credits include Nashcamp, the Maryland Banjo Academy, Banjo Camp North, the British Columbia Bluegrass Workshops, the Sore Fingers Summer School (UK), and Bluegrass Camp Germany.He has taught at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago for over 40 years and became the first adjunct professor teaching banjo at the Columbia College (Chicago) Strings Department. Greg is a regular contributor to Banjo Newsletter. He received the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Distinguished Achievement Award in 2011.
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