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Willie Wells and the Blueridge Mountain Grass

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brmg.710@gmail.com
803-796-6477
www.williewellsandbrmg.comwww.williewellsandbrmg.com
West Columbia SC

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Band Bio
Willie Wells - Vocals, Mandolin, Rhythm Guitar, Tenor Harmony
Continuing the family tradition, his father Bill founded, Willie Wells heads up this current version of the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass.Singing lead and tenor, playing Mandolin and Guitar.Willie is excited about the talents of his individual bandmates.They bring many years of performing experience with them to the stage.
Tyler Chasteen –Vocal, Guitar – newest member of the band.He brings his unique talent to the band with
as a lead guitar and vocals.
David Prosser - Vocals, Banjo - David and Don Ashley came to the band as a duo from the well-known Carolina Rebels band, founded by David's dad Hank.David's straight-ahead Scruggs style banjo is lightning fast and metronome perfect.He sings lead and harmony.
Don Ashley -Vocals, Fiddle - Don's hard-driven double stop fiddle style and bass voice is an integral part of the band's sound.
Tommy Thomas – Bass - Keeping the band's beat steady and true is bassist Tommy Thomas.He can also walk up and down the neck when called on.
Patrick Russell - Vocals, Mandolin, Guitar and Fiddle - Writing some excellent original material, both melodic and lyrical, plays mandolin, guitar, and fiddle.Band Bio
Willie Wells - Vocals, Mandolin, Rhythm Guitar, Tenor Harmony
Continuing the family tradition, his father Bill founded, Willie Wells heads up this current version of the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass.Singing lead and tenor, playing Mandolin and Guitar.Willie is excited about the talents of his individual bandmates.They bring many years of performing experience with them to the stage.
Tyler Chasteen –Vocal, Guitar – newest member of the band.He brings his unique talent to the band with
as a lead guitar and vocals.
David Prosser - Vocals, Banjo - David and Don Ashley came to the band as a duo from the well-known Carolina Rebels band, founded by David's dad Hank.David's straight-ahead Scruggs style banjo is lightning fast and metronome perfect.He sings lead and harmony.
Don Ashley -Vocals, Fiddle - Don's hard-driven double stop fiddle style and bass voice is an integral part of the band's sound.
Tommy Thomas – Bass - Keeping the band's beat steady and true is bassist Tommy Thomas.He can also walk up and down the neck when called on.
Patrick Russell - Vocals, Mandolin, Guitar and Fiddle - Writing some excellent original material, both melodic and lyrical, plays mandolin, guitar, and fiddle.

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