Travis Stuart began playing the banjo as a young teen in Haywood County, North Carolina.
He is a respected banjo player and multi-instrumentalist known for his rich style
and solid accompaniment. Travis has toured the U.S. and internationally with The Stuart
Brothers , Dirk Powell Band, Riley Baugus, The Reeltime Travelers, Martha Scanlan
and step dancer Ira Bernstein. Travis learned from old-time masters such Red Wilson,
the Smathers Family, Snuffy Jenkins, and Byard Ray. He is dedicated to performing
and teaching old-time music. A respected teacher, Travis has taught at music camps
around the country and abroad. For the last 13 years he has led the JAM Junior Appalachian
Musicians program in Haywood County, North Carolina. Travis has recordings with The
Stuart Brothers and has performed on many recordings and films.