Michael Nix

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The sound of a vibrating plucked string stirs the depths of Michael Nix’s soul. Nix developed the 7-string Banjar to give voice to longings that he felt could best be expressed by crossing three instruments, the lute, the banjo, and the classical guitar, to establish a new, singularly recognizable musical voice. “It’s given me the freedom to become a creative artist, to go beyond being an interpretive artist.”

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The Recorder

Listeners will discover a shimmering versatility. 

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The Recorder

Michael Nix is one of the most versitile, accomplished musicians living in our area. We don't have time to list all of his accomplishments...

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Brookline Magazine


WFCR radio

 (WFCR) - Composer and Musician Michael Nix has invented the banjar. It's a cross between a 5-string banjo and a classical guitar. The Greenfield, Massachusetts resident says he created the instrument when he was searching for a sound that he couldn't find on a traditional banjo. 
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