Snuffy Jenkins

    Snuffy Jenkins

    • Snuffy Jenkins
    Snuffy Jenkins

    Snuffy Jenkins

    • Snuffy Jenkins

    Snuffy Jenkins

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        Bluegrass banjo pioneer DeWitt "Snuffy" Jenkins was born in Harris, NC, on October 27, 1908; the youngest of ten children, all of whom excelled in music, he began playing the fiddle as a child but was too small to use the bow and as a result picked the instrument like a mandolin. He later turned to guitar and by 1927 was playing in a trio with banjo players Smith Hammett and Rex Brooks; Jenkins copied their three-finger style, and in the years to follow the banjo became his prim... Read more

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