The Fermenters Trio
"I came to believe that's the way the banjo
was meant to be played, softly and sweetly."
Hobart Crabtree, old-time banjo player, 1990
Hobart proudly played a 1922 A. C. Fairbanks
Whyte Laydie banjo, made by Vega
at Home Craft Days in Big Stone Gap, Virginia