Carve That Possum
Wayne 'Buddy' Ingram is an award winning old time banjo player that has spent much of his life studying, documenting, and presenting old time music and banjo styles. Buddy was a founder of the Middle Tennessee Banjo Institute and organizes the 'Breakin' Up Winter' celebration every spring at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. He plays banjo, guitar, harmonica, kazoo, jug, and sings. He frequently performs at festivals, workshops, and presentations at the Country Music Hall of Fame along with his wife, Lisa Ingram, who plays battle organ, banjo uke, washboard, washtub bass, and sings. Josh Smith is a guitar, banjo, and mandolin player from Murfreesboro, TN. Josh has studied and performed bluegrass and old time music for years before joining the Gallinippers. He was influenced by local popularities Rob Pearcy, Dustin McClary, and Cody Kilby. He has studied a wide range of guitar styles from Tony Rice, Bryan Sutton, Sam McGhee, Riley Puckett, Gid Tanner, Doc Watson, Clarence White, and Rob Pearcy. The Gallinippers perform with two fiddle players Michael Defosche and William See. Defosche is a master middle TN old-time fiddler. A hidden national treasure who is native in style from Fiddlin Arthur Smith to Clyde Davenport. His pleasant and natural old-time style are a treat to hear. William See is from Lebanon, TN. He has studied since youth from many of the middle TN greats that are now gone. An avid preserver of old-time music. An able and enthusiastic fiddler. Lisa Ingram makes frequent appearances as well. A high strung wash tub player who warbles beautifully.