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User profile: Brian J. Stafford


I'm a Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Luthier that specializes in Acoustic Americana/Classic C&W/Bluegrass/Folk & Blues.

I play 6 string Guitar/Lap Steel/Mandolin/Harmonica/Bass and several other instruments.

I'm one half of a duet called "The TwangTones," was an original member of "The Hummingbirds," and have either played with or shared stages with Jo Serrapere & The Willie Dunns, Terry Farmer, Danny Cox, Beth Stalker, Jim Rawlings, The Orbitsons, Grevious Angel, Billy Brandt, K.C. Groves, Dick Seigel, Ramblin Jack Elliott, Chris Cheshire and many others.

I'm also the owner of a SmokeBox Instruments, LLC. We design and build high end stringed instruments.