Alan Munde was an Oklahoman banjoist who 1st emerged in 1969 while a new player with bluegrass guitarist Jimmy Martin’s music group. Munde continued to be with Martin until 1971, when he remaining to join Nation Gazette with Roger Bush (bass), Kenny Wertz (acoustic guitar), and Byron Berline (fiddle). The combo released Traitor inside our Midst in 1972 through United Performers. Munde would stay the continuous in Nation Gazette on the following 20 roughly years, even while its regular membership fluctuated around him. But he also discovered time to launch solo albums and collaborate with like-minded contemporary bluegrass music artists like Sam Bush and Joe Carr, with whom he released 1996’s Windy Times and Dusty Skies. Munde also released some how-to and transcription books through AcuTab that complete his banjo design.