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Playing Since: 1948
Experience Level: Expert/Professional

Occupation: Retired Professional Banjo Player

Gender: Male
Age: 86

My Instruments:
1934 Granada flathead 5 string
1934 RB 3 flathead 5 string
1929 RB3 5 string raised head (restored by Jim Garaughty)
1966 Vega (Roll Muddy River banjo)
1966 Vega (Fat banjo. Recorded The Kind of Woman I Got)
1964 Vega pro 2
1965 Vega Sonny Osborne Model (Ky. Music Hall of Fame w/6 string neck)
1998 Osborne Chief number 00 (prototype)..and many other Chief banjos

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Chubby Wise, Howard Watts (1947)
Rob McCoury, Charlie Cushman, Kenny Ingram, Bill Evans, Tony Trischka, Alan Mundy, Ned,
Tom Adams, etc.etc.etc.etc.etc.

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Created 3/6/2005
Last Visit 1/17/2022

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