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Alan Munde - 91% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 November 1946, Norman, Oklahoma, USA. A virtuoso banjo player, Munde first made an impact on the traditional bluegrass scene in the late 60s. He worked for a while in a band led by guitarist Jimmy Martin and was also in demand for record sessions. His technical skills, allied to his deep knowledge of the form, drew the attention of the Los Angeles-based bluegrass band Coun Read more

John Cowan - 85% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass R&B / Soul
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Bill Keith - 83% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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William Bradford Keith, 20 December 1939, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Keith is known for his innovative banjo style, and is credited with helping the development of the progressive bluegrass mode of playing, partly attributed to his chromatic or ‘Keith’ technique. Having started out learning the piano, Keith moved on to tenor banjo. In 1957, after seeing Pete Seege Read more

Russ Barenberg - 75% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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John Reischman - 69% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Muleskinner - 68% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1971, Muleskinner was a superior bluegrass ensemble originally known as the Bluegrass Dropouts. Commitments to other bands meant they were largely a part-time project although they remained active for two years. Muleskinner featured the talents of Peter Rowan (4 July 1942, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; guitar/lead vocals), Richard G Read more

Stuart Duncan - 67% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stuart Ian Duncan, 14 April 1964, Quantico, Virginia, USA. Duncan was raised in a musical environment, his father playing banjo, his mother guitar, and both singing folk music. He took to the banjo but it was the violin he liked most. Owing to his parents’ extensive and eclectic record collection he heard early country music, western swing and jazz violin. He appeared a Read more

Noam Pikelny - 57% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Open Road - 54% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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This short-lived quartet took their name from a 1970 album by singer-songwriter Donovan. A self-styled ‘celtic rock’ release, Open Road featured guitarist Barry (Young) Husband, former vocalist with pop band the Warm Sounds, and percussionist John ‘Candy’ Carr who met as members of Hapshash And The Coloured Coat. Simon Lanzon (keyboards) and Mike Thompson (b Read more

Darrell Scott - 53% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 August 1959, London, Kentucky, USA. Country singer-songwriter Scott grew up in a rural farming town before his parents sought work in the steel mills of East Gary, Indiana. Each member of the Scott family was encouraged to pursue an instrument, and thereby join the family band. They backed their father’s recitals of Ernest Tubbs and Hank Williams standards at church v Read more

Michael Cleveland - 51% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Dirk Powell - 48% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Cajun & Zydeco Holiday & Seasonal World Music
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Chubby Wise - 44% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Robert Russell Wise, 2 October 1915, Lake City, Florida, USA, d. 6 January 1996, Washington, DC, USA. His father was an old-time fiddler but Robert first played banjo and guitar, before changing to fiddle at the age of 12, greatly influenced by Curly Fox and Clayton McMichen. In 1936, Wise drove taxis in Jacksonville and played fiddle in bars in his spare time, but in 1938, Read more

Dale Ann Bradley - 42% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Jim Mills - 36% match to Casey Driessen

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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