Ross Nickerson – Banjo

Ross Nickerson - BanjoRoss Nickerson has recorded with some of the top names in bluegrass music. He was recently included on a compilation CD called Ultimate Banjo that included banjo legends Earl Scruggs and Sonny Osborne. Ross recently appeared on stage with The Riders in the Sky and The Oak Ridge Boys and has picked and appeared with many of the best banjo players in the world, including Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck and Ralph Stanley. Ross’s CD Blazing the West has won many awards, including being named by Country Music Television as one of the top ten CDs to pick up in 2003. Ross has just completed a new CD called Let’s Kick It that features hard driving traditional bluegrass banjo with Ross’s own personal touch. Accompanying Ross on the CD are members of the world renowned bluegrass band “Blue Highway”

Throughout his career Ross Nickerson has always enjoyed sharing his knowledge and helping others to learn to play the banjo. His many years of experience teaching privately and traveling the world to hold group workshops has helped him gain many unique insights into the common obstacles facing banjo students today. He has listened to his students, seen the challenges they face, understands what students are craving and always delivers his practical, focused instruction in a personable and easy-to-follow


manner. Ross Nickerson is the author of the top selling banjo book, The Banjo Encyclopedia “Bluegrass Banjo from A to Z” He has also written and recorded many other books, CDs and DVDs designed to help banjo students save time and learn the fun of playing 5-string banjo more easily. Ross is a full time musician and on the road ten to fifteen days a month performing concerts, teaching banjo workshops and reaching new audiences. He has been selected as a faculty member for many prestigious bluegrass and banjo camps and is the founder and coordinator of the Nova Scotia Banjo Camp and the annual Banjo Cruise. Find Ross at his website