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Earl Scruggs

Monday, April 9, 2012

In the Barkers Vale Brothers we were saddened and touched by the recent passing of one of the great masters of our favourite instrument . So here is our tribute to the late and great Earl Scruggs. 

Thanks Earl.

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Playing Since: 1998
Experience Level: Purty Good

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Occupation: Circus Artist/musician

Gender: Male
Age: 44

My Instruments:
Stelling Virginian, Goldtone bg-mini, Flat top Washburn-b18, Emperador (open back), Hawk, Hand made Australian fiddle by Justin White, Hand Crafted Clawhammer banjo ,Deep Creek Srings bacon style nylgut fretless

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Flatt and Scruggs, Kruger Brothers, Dock Boggs Tommy Jarrel, Von Trolley Quartet, Bela, Noam Pilkelny, Leon Hunt, Les Paul, Charlie Byrd, Barney Kessel, Danny Barnes, Bill Keith, Alison Brown, Davidson Brothers, Bob Wills, Mild Wolf, Dirk Powell, Micheal Daves, Chris Thile, JD Crowe, Bruce Molsky, Brad Leftwich, Sammy Lind, Fog Horn Stringband, Ross Nickerson, Trev Warner, Dave Hellens, Butch Robbins, Don Reno, Kirsten Scott Benson, Tim O Brien, Doc Watson, Del Mcoury Band, Mike Compton, Casey Driessen, Darrel Anger, Carolina Chocloate Drops, Rino Silden, Done Gone Stringband

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Updside down banjo playing acrobat, I spend half the year in Austrialia and the other half in Europe, touring with the two projects I'm involved with, THE VON TROLLEY QUARTET (clownesque music comedy)and THE PITTS (knockabout, and adagio acrobatics) I hardly meet any other Banjo Players so I think banjo hangout is the best!... I play a mix scruggs, melodic, bit of single string stuff, some chord melody,bit of alternating bass pickin' and whatever else tickles my pinky. I've also started a Bluegrass roots and swing Duo with my brother we are called "The Barkers Vale Brothers"

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