Jason Burleson

Banjo Instructor

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, SMSWF Bluegrass Camp, Ole Smoky Moonshine, Gatlinburg, TN“Bad to the Bluegrass Bone” …  That’s one die-hard bluegrass fan’s description of Blue Highway’s force on the five string, Jason Burleson.  With a genuine gift for vocals, picking and songwriting, Jason’s finesse and skill on the five string make him one of the most explosive and dynamic banjo players in the genre.  Jason is a native of Newland, NC and a founding member of Blue Highway.  The Jason Burleson Signature Spirit Banjo by Prucha Bluegrass Instruments was unveiled in the Fall of 2015.