The Becky Buller Band

Ned Luberecki

Ned’s WebsiteNed is the 2018 IBMA Banjo Player Of The Year and an all-around bluegrass legend. Ned is an incredible banjo picker and music educator. Ned is funny.  He was a member of Paul Adkins & The Borderline Band, The Rarely Herd and, most recently, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers for over a decade.  The Baltimore, MD, native, who now makes his home in Nashville, TN, is a partner in the Nedski & Mojo duo and a favored guest on stage and in studio with artists ranging from Jim Lauderdale to Tony Trischka to Ray Stevens to Sam Bush.  Since the early 1980s, Ned has maintained a busy schedule of private lessons, along with workshops and camps in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Europe. He is the author of Alfred Publications three-part Complete 5-String Banjo Method and has pioneered on-air instruction with his popular “More Banjo Sunday” and “The Sunday Banjo Lesson” on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction, where he also hosts the regular newgrass show, “Derailed,” keeping us laughing all the way down the road.  For several years now, Ned has also been the voice of the IBMA awards show.  He and his Bluegrass Junction compadres were honored with a 2016 IBMA Distinguished Achievement award.  Ned is a 2020 SPBGMA DJ Of The Year nominee.  Check out his critically-acclaimed latest album, Take Five, when you have a moment, as well as his new series of instructional videos for TrueFire.com. Visit Ned online at Nedski.com.

Ned Luberecki

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Ned is the 2018 IBMA Banjo Player Of The Year and an all-around bluegrass legend. Ned is an incredible banjo picker and music educator. Ned is funny.  He was a member of Paul Adkins & The Borderline Band, The Rarely Herd and, most recently, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers for over a decade.  The Baltimore, MD, native, who now makes his home in Nashville, TN, is a partner in the Nedski & Mojo duo and a favored guest on stage and in studio with artists ranging from Jim Lauderdale to Tony Trischka to Ray Stevens to Sam Bush.  Since the early 1980s, Ned has maintained a busy schedule of private lessons, along with workshops and camps in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Europe. He is the author of Alfred Publications three-part Complete 5-String Banjo Method and has pioneered on-air instruction with his popular “More Banjo Sunday” and “The Sunday Banjo Lesson” on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction, where he also hosts the regular newgrass show, “Derailed,” keeping us laughing all the way down the road.  For several years now, Ned has also been the voice of the IBMA awards show.  He and his Bluegrass Junction compadres were honored with a 2016 IBMA Distinguished Achievement award.  Check out his critically-acclaimed latest album, Take Five, when you have a moment, as well as his new series of instructional videos for TrueFire.com. Visit Ned online at Nedski.com.

Jake Eddy

 

Jake Eddy, who joins the Becky Buller Band as the lead guitar player and harmony/occasional lead singer, was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, to a family of musicians. Jake began playing professionally at the age of fourteen with Melvin Goins. His guitar playing, influenced by bluegrass and jazz, is showcased on his soon to be released self-titled debut album of fiddle tunes which features such greats as Bryan Sutton and Kenny Smith.

Wes Lee

 

Wes Lee is a former MerleFest mandolin champion from Gainesville, Georgia, who previously performed with Becky in Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike.  His picking was featured on Valerie’s That’s What Love Can Do album. For the past 16 years, Wes has worked for the further processing division Springer Mountain Farms and is currently a senior coordinator.  He jumped at the chance to play music again with friends he considers family. 

Wes Lee

Wes Lee is a former MerleFest mandolin champion from Gainesville, Georgia, who previously performed with Becky in Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike.  His picking was featured on Valerie’s That’s What Love Can Do album. For the past 16 years, Wes has worked for the further processing division Springer Mountain Farms and is currently a senior coordinator.  He jumped at the chance to play music again with friends he considers family. 

Daniel Hardin

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By day, Daniel is a master machine operator and fire fighter at the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in his hometown, Lynchburg, Tenn., where he has been employed since 2004.  Daniel performed professionally for three years with Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike.  He also did a stint with the Nashville-based band Cages Bend.  Daniel toured extensively with both groups throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and the U.K.   Daniel’s high harmony and low four can be heard on the albums Now I’m Lonely by Cages Bend, Valerie’s No Summer Storm and, as well as all of Becky’s albums on the Dark Shadow Recording label.  Daniel does not have a website, but you can catch him on Facebook.