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Jayme Stone

Primary Instrument: Banjo

Jayme Stone

Banjo-playing composer Jayme Stone follows whimsy rigorously. He picked up a passion for music from an eccentric uncle who listened to records endlessly, placing his ashtray on the speaker so Stone could join him in watching how the cigarette smoke swirled to the music. Stone muses that he started playing banjo because the instruments' quirky physics align with his quick thinking. Soon after his calling to the banjo, he followed the sound of an Indian sarod (like a whisp of smoke) in a small California town to a chance meeting with revered Indian musician Ali Akbar Khan. “I spent the better part of the week soaking up these ancient songs,” remembers Stone. “You could say it was my first banjo lesson.” Stone's musical path always finds him with one foot sinking deeper into land close to home while the other wanders onto new territory.

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Date Venue Ticket
Jul25 Jayme Stone in Cornish, me on Jul 25
Ossipee Valley Music Festival
Cornish, ME
Jul26 Jayme Stone in Cornish, me on Jul 25
Ossipee Valley Music Festival
Cornish, ME
Aug04 Jayme Stone in Alta, wy on Aug 04
Targhee Music Camp
Alta, WY
Aug05 Jayme Stone in Alta, wy on Aug 04
Targhee Music Camp
Alta, WY
Aug06 Jayme Stone in Alta, wy on Aug 04
Targhee Music Camp
Alta, WY
Aug07 Jayme Stone in Alta, wy on Aug 04
Targhee Music Camp
Alta, WY
Aug08 Jayme Stone in Alta, wy on Aug 08
Targhee Bluegrass Festival
Alta, WY

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