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Playing Since: 1970
Experience Level: Expert/Professional
DanKnowles has made 984 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
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Occupation: artist/ musician/ luthier
Banjo (clawhammer & 3 finger), Guitar, Piano, mandolin, harmonica and etc.
Knowles, OTHELLO, the ebony wonder
Rickard-Knowles, ANGEL 1, The first Dan Knowles -Bill Rickard jointly created banjo
Knowles, The Pharaoh tunneled 5th master model
Knowles, Old Cremona minstrel
Knowles, Sprague Custom
Nechville, Moonshine prototype
Bela Fleck, John Balch, Grandpa Jones, Sir Edward Elgar, David Grisman, Benny Goodman, Flatt & Scruggs, John Hartford, P.D.Q. Bach, Spike Jones....
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Last Visit 5/20/2013
2004 National Old-Time Banjo Champion
1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007 Tennessee State Old-Time Banjo Champion
Recording Artist with Family Claw Records currently with 9 CD's
Luthier building custom one of a kind Banjos, guitars and Mandolins & repairing all types of stringed instruments since 1975
Teacher of Banjo, Guitar, mandolin since 1973
Owner and operator of Knowles String Instruments in Paris, TN since 1990
Dan's most recent project is writing and producing the worlds first old_time country music opera about the infamous ALMOST BROTHERS.