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Banjo Player

Leroy Troy

Leroy Troy About American banjo player who is known for his clawhammer and frailing style during his comedic performances. He is known as the Tennessee Slicker. Other Informations He went to local music gatherings at a grocery store when he was younger and started playing banjo by age 13. He debuted on the Grand Ole …

Banjo Player

Raymond Fairchild

Raymond Fairchild About Legendary bluegrass banjo player who performed for the Grand Ole Opry, the Nashville Network, and numerous festivals. Other Informations He learned about performing from a tourist shop owner in Maggie Valley, North Carolina on the broder of Tennessee. He has contributed to projects for the National Endowment for the Arts and the …

Banjo Player

Bela Fleck

Bela Fleck About Innovative banjo player who gained fame as frontman for Béla Fleck and the Flecktones and New Grass Revival. Other Informations He started playing the banjo at age 15 but also played the French horn in high school. He won his 13th Grammy Award in 2012 for Life in Eleven in the Best …

Banjo Player

Alison Brown

Alison Brown About American banjo player and guitarist who has won several Grammy awards and has released multiple albums since 1990. Other Informations She started playing banjo and guitar when she was eight years old and later traveled across the country playing festivals in the summer of 1978. She studied history and literature at Harvard …

Banjo Player

Abigail Washburn

Abigail Washburn About Illinois-born banjo player most famous for her work with the bands Sparrow Quartet and Uncle Earl. As a solo artist she is known for albums like “City of Refuge”, which hit #2 on the U.S. Bluegrass Charts in 2011. Other Informations She was the first person to major in East Asian Studies …