Noam Pikelny is one of the featured players in Béla Fleck’s Banjo Summit, a series of concerts featuring the world’s greatest 5-string banjo players.  Here he plays a short bit from his piece “The Broken Drought” from his latest album “Beat the Devil and Carry a Rail.” Noam is the recipient of the 2010 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, and a member of Punch Brothers. See the State of the Arts Banjo Masters story for more.

Produced by Susan Wallner.