Sitting With Gianluca - Alison Brown (Jazz Banjo) Nov. 12, 2009

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If you think the banjo is played by hairy old men in the woods, then have yet to hear the jazz banjo of Alison Brown. Alison came to prominence in the late 80s as a member of Alison Krauss and Union Station. After leaving the band, she played with Michelle Shocked. She now leads the Alison Brown Quartet and is founder and CEO of Compass Records.



If you think the banjo is played by hairy old men in the woods, then have yet to hear the jazz banjo of Alison Brown. Alison came to prominence in the late 80s as a member of Alison Krauss and Union Station. After leaving the band, she played with Michelle Shocked. She now leads the Alison Brown Quartet and is founder and CEO of Compass Records.