Native of Western Pennsylvania, Jason has been playing 5 string banjo
since age 8 years and has continued to play becoming extremely
proficient, for the past 28 years. Having an associate degree in music,
he played with "Monroe Crossings" for several years and Francine
Michaels and the Mountain Top Bluegrass Band.
In 2002 at Merle Fest International, Jason placed second in 5 string
banjo, then in 2007 he placed second. Also in 2007, he placed second at
the Walnut Valley Fest in Winfield, Kansas.