Editing Mike Pingitore (1888–1952) was a member of Paul Whiteman's Orchestra.He was the elder brother of Eugene Pingitore, also a notable banjo player who moved to Australia. Whiteman discovered him playing tenor banjo and he became part of the rhythm section for Paul Whiteman's band.
Pingitore was inducted into the Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame in 2005 for his efforts and contributions as a performer.
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