Song Writer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Soloist on 18 Gold and Platinum Records, Nominated for Grammy Awards. Most Famous Composition "Grandma's Feather Bed", which John Denver recorded and made world famous, Jim was a long time friend and member of John Denver's band.
Jim Connor and The Fellowship of The Banjo
Recognized as the world's greatest Olde-Tyme five string banjo player, Jim's work has also been recorded by such luminaries as John Denver, The Kingston Trio, Grand ol' Opry stars Brenda Lee and HeeHaw's Grandpa Jones, Richard and Jim, Three on a String, Redhead Express, etc.
Jim has performed with a diverse assortment of entertainers, including: Pete Seeger, Steve Martin, Barbara Streisand, Judy Collins, Donald O'Connor, Red Buttons, Phyllis Diller and Jack Benny - just to name a few.
"Jim Connor is the finest living traditional banjo player, and perhaps the best that ever lived.” - Earl Scruggs
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In addition to gold and platinum records,
Jim has received numerous national and international awards.
Inducted into the Alabama Bluegrass Hall of Fame 2018
... and we're gonna add even more stuff along the way too, so see you on the inside. Blessings, Jim
Listen to Jim play some foot-stompin tunes, and to Jim's fantastic stories as he travelled the world (over 60 countries) playing his beloved banjo.