Kipper Stitt 
“...has the wonderful ability to blend traditional Scruggs style picking with incredibly tasteful melodic licks.”
- Bobbi Geyer, Banjo Newsletter

  • Two time “1st Runner Up” in the Florida State Banjo Competition.
  • Performed at Sea World in Orlando, Florida.
  • Performed with Marty Raybon's popular group, American Bluegrass Express.
  • In 1993 placed First in the Lester Flatt banjo competition.
  • In 1998 co-founded Pine Mountain Railroad and won California Bluegrass Association's Emerging Artist of the Year and twice nominated for IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year.
  • Recorded multiple songs charting with Billboard and Bluegrass Unlimited Magazines.
  • Appeared as the featured cover story in Banjo Newsletter, June 2004.
  • Proudly sponsored by OME Banjos which he uses exclusively for performances and recordings.
 Jerry Butler 
“Without a doubt, Jerry is among the most unacknowledged singers in the business”, “flawless and peerless.”
- The late Ms. Dixie Hall
  • Performed nationally and abroad as the lead singer and guitarist for Pine Mountain Railroad, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, and The Blu-J's.
  • Received multiple nominations and awards including IBMA Emerging Artist Of The Year, Singing News Best Bluegrass Gospel Song 2007, and SPBGMA Male Vocalist Of The Year.
  • First solo CD, “Haulin' Grass” voted 26 of WNCW's top 50 bluegrass albums of 2009.
  • Single release of Tom T. and Ms. Dixie Hall's, "Shorty is Forty” reached 26 on Bluegrass Music Profiles magazine national chart.
  • Numerous appearances on local, regional, and national television shows including several appearances on the PBS series “Song of the Mountains.”
  • For the past 11 years has been a staple performer on a variety of bluegrass cruises sailing throughout the Caribbean and Mexico.
  • Proudly sponsored by Mike Long Guitars which he uses exclusively for performances and recordings.