Ted Jones and the Tarheel Boys features Jones, an expert mandolin picker in the cross-picking style of Jesse McReynolds. Jones also sings lead and writes the band’s original songs. He is from Smithfield.
Joining him in the Tarheels are a quartet of veteran musicians: his father, Ronnie, who plays rhythm guitar and sings tenor; Jerry Dunbar on fiddle; Stan Temple on banjo; and Kenneth Glover on acoustic bass.
Dunbar has played with Bill Carlisle and Jim and Jesse. Temple has also performed with Jim and Jesse as well as Jimmy Martin. Glover has worked with Roby Huffman and various bluegrass gospel groups in the region.
Tags: bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, Concert, original, tradtional bluegrass