Greg Cahill has been playing bluegrass banjo since the early 1970s, forming Special Consensus in Chicago in 1973. The band began touring and recording the first of seventeen albums in 1975. In addition, Greg has released three solo recordings and four banjo instructional videos/DVDs. He conducts workshops and master classes at music camps and festivals worldwide and has taught banjo classes, private lessons and bluegrass ensemble classes at The Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago for over 40 years. He became the first adjunct professor teaching banjo as a member of the Columbia College (Chicago) Strings Department in 2011. Greg is a regular contributor to Banjo Newsletter.