• Contrabuffoon from EZRA

    Here's a new outfit with an adventurous approach to modern acoustic string music, clearly informed by bluegrass. The quartet calls themselves EZRA, and consists of Jacob Jolliff on mandolin, Jesse Jones on guitar, Max Allard on banjo, and Craig Butterfield on

  • Odes/Codes – Max Allard

    A first year composition student at Oberlin Conservatory, Max Allard takes an adventurous and — at times — a seemingly unorthodox approach to banjo. With his daring debut album, Odes/Codes, he applies lessons learned from such prestigious and prodigious mentors