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Tall Poppy String Band

Tall Poppy String Band is an Old Time trio featuring fiddler George Jackson, guitarist Morgan Harris, and banjoist Cameron DeWhitt. George Jackson is the 2022 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Momentum Instrumentalist of the year.

Drawing from the deep well of American string band music, Tall Poppy String Band approaches tradition with playful curiosity; each performance more a discussion than a statement. Whether they’re chasing the elusive downbeat of a source recording, playing with the pronouns in a bluegrass standard, or challenging the assumed roles of their instruments, Tall Poppy String Band endeavors to prove that tradition is still being written.

Their debut, self titled album was released in 2022.

“Intermittently majestic and mournful, the breadth of the album’s emotional palette is wide.”
— Country Queer

“Just as it is a joy to listen to and watch this trio play music, it is also a pleasure to watch them interact. The fun they have together enhances the deeply collaborative and respectful nature of their overall style. I truly look forward to seeing this album make its way into the world, and to the future endeavors of Tall Poppy String Band.”
— Folk Works