A jewish man walks into a bar carrying a banjo and orders a non-alcoholic drink. People around him look a bit confused by the guy’s request. “It’s kind of my thing,” he explains as he waits for his gig to begin. This is not a bad joke of sorts; it’s just what happens whenever that particular bluegrass musician goes to work.
Julian Root poses with his banjo in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite