· Russ Rayfield – Banjo (Bluegrass & Jazz),
& Music Theory ·
Call the store at 612-861-3308 to schedule a lesson with Russ.
Locally, he played seven years with the Monday Night Squaredance, and was a founding member of the Jugsluggers, and Studebaker Hawk, two avant-garde string bands in the 70’s and 80’s. He also played in the rock band Looking For Mom, and was a driving force in the jazz band Bricktop.
Currently, he is performing with the bluegrass band Prairie Wheels. He has two CD’s with his modern jazz combo Half Nelson, and is working on another recording with his long-time friend Mark Briere, with whom he performs occasionally.
He teaches 5-string banjo, jazz, and music theory at the Homestead two days a week, and can be reached anytime via email – send E-Mail to Russ