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Snap Jackson - "Salt Creek"


Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players - "Big Country"


Snap Jackson - "Silent Night"


Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players - Fireball Mail (Instrumental Breaks)


Sid Lewis, Snap Jackson, Megan Lynch, and Matt Bruer - Cumberland Gap


Jens discussing the John Hartford Deering


Snap Jackson- Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Clawhammer banjo)


Megan Lynch, Snap Jackson & Bill Evans "Minor Setback"

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Genre: Bluegrass
Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

Genre: Bluegrass
Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

Genre: Old Time
Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Genre: Old Time
Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

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www.knockonwoodplayers.com

Playing Since: 2006
Experience Level: Expert/Professional

Interests:
[Teaching] [Socializing] [Helping]

Occupation: Full-time Musician/Artist

Gender: Male
Age: 104

My Instruments:
-2011 Deering Calico
-2012 Deering Goodtime Classic
-2015 Deering John Hartford #1
-Bob Carlin BC350 (Openback)

I am also endorsed by Deering Banjos and Kala Brand Ukuleles.


Favorite Bands/Musicians:
John Hartford, Tony Trischka, Jim Mills, J.D Crowe, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Don Stover, Bill Evans, Ron Block, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Tom Adams, Noam Pikelny, Don Reno, Wes Corbett, Russ Carson, Bela Fleck, Jerry Garcia, Alison Brown, Walt Koken, Dan Levenson, Abigail Washburn, Roscoe Holcomb, Pete Seeger, Steve Martin, Carl Pagter, Tony Ellis, Ron Stewart...

...just to name a few

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Created 8/21/2007
Last Visit 1/5/2018

In July of 2006, after hearing John Hartford’s Mark Twang album, singer-songwriter, Snap Jackson walked into a music store in Stockton, California and purchased his first banjo. He has been obsessing over it ever since. In addition to both Scruggs style and clawhammer banjo, Snap also plays the ukulele, mountain dulcimer, and the harmonica. In recognition of his efforts, he was nominated in 2011 and 2014 for the Northern California Banjo Player of the Year award. Snap has received an endorsement deal with both the Deering Banjo Company and Kala Brand Ukuleles. When he is not on the road fronting his band, Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players, he can be found at home playing the banjo and spending time with his family. www.knockonwoodplayers.com

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