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Steve Martin’s Prize for Excellence In Banjo Awarded to Jens Kruger

Jens Kruger North Wilkesboro, NC -- The Kruger Brothers have announced the 2013 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo has been awarded to their own banjo player extraordinaire Jens Kruger. Kruger was named as the fourth recipient of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music yesterday. Kruger is known for his innovative banjo composition and performance that integrates folk music with European classical music. Kruger is the first North Carolina resident and first winner born outside the of the United States.

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