The Kruger Brothers – What Others Say

by Rick Manning on February 4, 2013

Like artists  Della Mae and Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, who performed at the 2013 Winter Village Bluegrass Festival, the Kruger Brothers are new to Ithaca audiences.  Here is what others in the bluegrass world say about them:

“Jens Kruger is a wonderful banjoist who is one of the most creative and giving and positiive musicians I’ve ever met. The Krugers put on a great show and you shouldn’t miss it.” Tony Trischka

“The Krugers are nothing short of magnificent.” Bluegrass Journal

“I used to think the banjo was somewhat limited to certain styles, until I heard Jens Kruger. Jens has played some of the most beautiful and expressive banjo I’ve ever heard.“ Ron Block of Alison Krauss and Union Station

“The Kruger Brothers are just about as fine a band as I’ve ever played with … I love to play music with them.” Doc Watson

“It’s a blast playing with them … not only are they all superior musicians, they are the nicest guys you’d ever want to meet.” Adam Steffey

“They are some awesome musicians.” Bobby Hicks

“Jens Kruger has established himself as one of the world’s most musically sophisticated and technically accomplished five-string banjo players.” Happy Traum

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