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Scott Co. JAMS (VA)


Scott County JAMS is a Crooked Road JAM program that began in 2014. It is held for around 50 students grades 4-8 at Shoemaker Elementary School on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 5:30. A non-mandatory supervised practice is held every other Thursday. Scott County JAMS currently offers instruction on fiddle, banjo and guitar.

Scott County is located in Southwestern Virginia near Tennessee. The area has a deep musical history and is proud to be the homeplace of The Carter Family among many other legendary artists.

Current Instructors

Sarah Collins – fiddle
Eric McMurray – guitar
Tommy Freeman – guitar
James Edgar – Banjo

Scott County JAMS Advisory Committee:

Sue Ella Boatright-Wells
Jennifer Frazier
John Kilgore
Andrea Lawson
Danny Mann
Kathie Noe
Jonathan Romeo

For more information, please contact:

Andrea Lawson
Scott County Schools
(276) 386-6118


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