Popular old time banjoist Mary Z. Cox has released her latest CD, Florida Banjo, featuring her take on 15 fiddle tune classics.
Joining her are Kerry Blech on fiddle, Ellen Sheppard on mandolin and guitar, Bob Cox on guitar, Lo Gordon on banjo and Jim Crozier on bass. Mary Z. is also featured on dulcimer.
Cox is a repeat banjo champion in her native state of Florida, and has won similar honors throughout the southeast, on both banjo and dulcimer. Transcriptions of her banjo playing have appeared in Banjo NewsLetter, whose readers selected her in 2006 as their fourth favorite among all old time players.
Audio samples and a full track listing from Florida Banjo can be found on CD Baby.