Buck Thrailkill

Assisted by Jada Randall

Buck Thrailkill started banjo at age 12. and grew up playing all over the south, touring on the Magnolia State Bluegrass Circuit at age 15. He played and taught banjo and guitar till joining the Army in 1981. After his service Buck settled in North Carolina where he performs and records with bands ranging from Bluegrass to Country, Blues, and Folk. Buck owns Fifth String Studio in Fayetteville where he teaches and creates customized “Made in Carolina” leather instrument straps.


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Press / Reviews

“A patient, thorough, kind, passionate, knowledgeable and inspiring music teacher!”

“His love and passion for the banjo and for teaching is evident.”

“I’ve never had a better instructor! ”

“Everyone is encouraged and gets a chance.”

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