the tradition down and folks love working with the band as well as

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the tradition down and folks love working with the band as well as
“Your rendition of Bill Emerson's
number is just mind-blowingly
hot…total nuclear meltdown”
– JOHN SHELDON (SecretaryScottish Bluegrass Assn.)
comfort with various banjo styles
again and again - no mystery about
how he won so many banjo contests.
All of these musicians play and sing
so well together and the material
presented is very well chosen. This
band should have a very bright
future in the world of bluegrass
music!"
“I am a big fan of your playing”
– SCOTT VESTAL (Sam Bush Band)
of the banjo”
– ANDY OWENS (Founder of the
Andy Owens Project and former
president of the IBMA)
-- GREG CAHILL (Founder of Special
Consensus and former President of
the IBMA)
how fabulous his playing has become. Taste and technical brilliance abound. The bands vocals are also smooth and inviting and the
arrangements are inventive. Give these guys a listen and you’ll be amply rewarded with their rich musical tapestry..." – TONY TRISCHKA
(Psychograss, Tony Trischka and Skyline, Rounder recording artist)
rary. This new recording showcases that very well with the wide range of material selected. Every musician on here contributes solidly to
think music fans will enjoy this project very much - I sure have!”
– TERRY BAUCOM (Boone Creek, Dolye Lawson and Quicksilver, Mashville Brigade)
"
– STEVE SMITH, (Steve Smith & Hard Road, Cloud Valley
the tradition down and folks love working with the band as well as watching them perform!
is a high energy, high mountain “bluegrass explosion,” that features the amazing banjo playing of
Tristan Scroggins. Tristan is also an
band also features incredible bluegrass vocals, led by the powerful
voice of front man Greg Blake. Greg has twice been nominated for
SPBGMA’s “Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year” award and his
phenomenal bluegrass guitar playing has earned him 9 nominations
and an amazing 5 consecutive wins as SPBGMA’s Guitarist of the
Year! Annie Savage brings to the group strong vocals and an
approach. She is a conservatory trained musician with 15 years
teaching experience and is a great instructor as well as performer!
. KC Groves
Check out her teaching at
founded the all girl band Uncle Earl and is truly a force to be
reckoned with! Having recorded with such greats as Charles Sawtelle
and John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin and toured internationally for
many years, KC is an internationally renown musician and
song-writer. She teaches through Planet Bluegrass and is a fabulous
addition to the project.
HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PERFORMANCES IN 2012 - 2013
• SPBGMA Midwest Awards Show and Bluegrass Festival - Jefferson City, Missouri
• Kansas Bluegrass Association Winter Festival - Wichita, Kansas
• Durango Meltdown - Durango, Colorado
• Bluegrass at the Fair - Pueblo, Colorado
• Steve Kaufman Acoustic “Kamp” – Maryville, Tennessee
• The “Charles” - Gold Hill, Colorado
• Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival - Worland, Wyoming
• Nedfest - Nederland, Colorado
• Santa Fe Bluegrass and Old Time Festival - Santa Fe, New Mexico
• (Headlined) 1st Annual Mammoth Bluegrass Festival - Mammoth Lakes, California
• Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Society Fall Camp - Camp He Ho Ha, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
• Coushatte Ranch Bluegrass Festival - Bellville, Texas
• Four Corners Area Bluegrass Festival - Wickenburg, Arizona
• Blythe Bluegrass Festival – Blythe, California
• Silver Dollar City Bluegrass Festival - Branson, Missouri
• Mountain View Bluegrass Festival – Mountain View, Arkansas
has won numerous contests and
awards in his career, including the prestigious National
Bluegrass Banjo Championship, and dozens of state,
regional and local banjo contests.
includes such Texas legends as Stevie Ray Vaughn,
Johnny Winter and Billy Gibbons (of ZZ Top), etc.
He has performed in Russia, Mexico, Japan, Canada, etc.
bluegrass, including David Peterson, Steve Kaufman,
Peter Rowan, Sam Bush, Stuart Duncan, Mark Schatz,
David Grier, Jerry Douglas, The Dixie Chicks, etc.
Tornadoes, an elite music society whose membership
and abroad; 2011 and 2012 at the Steve Kaufman
performed and taught at the Rainforest World Music
Festival in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia on the island of
Borneo.
Tristan Scroggins
been playing for less than 6 months, and he was hooked. He has since won numerous contests, including the New Mexico
State Mandolin Championship (twice) and the Arizona State Mandolin Championship (2009). Tristan is currently a senior at
Cherry Creek High School.
Greg Blake was born in southern West Virginia and from there acquired his love for bluegrass and mountain music.
and has been nominated for that honor a total of 9 times, as well as being nominated twice for Traditional Male Vocalist of
the Year.
Annie Savage
singing. Annie grew up in Iowa and began playing and performing at a very early age. She later spent six years on the road
Interlochen, the Boston Conservatory, Berklee (on performance/academic scholarship), the Oberlin Conservatory, and she
has earned a MMed from the University of Colorado Boulder.
KC Groves
band’s sound and her presence strongly contributes to its Colorado identity. KC also has family ties to West Virginia,
however, she grew up in a musical family in Michigan where she was a founding member of the well-known all “g’earl” old
Colorado. That project eventually made her a Coloradoan in fact as well as in spirit.
FOR BOOKING CONTACT:
JEFF SCROGGINS
P.O. Box 372405 • Denver, CO 80237
505-363-8399 • [email protected]
VISIT OUR WEBSITES:
www.jeffscrogginsandcolorado.com • www.tristanscroggins.com