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Ben Hall

Guitarist/vocalist Ben Hall has within a fingerpicking or thumbstyle of nation music that brings to brain the icons from the genre. A indigenous of Okolona, Mississippi, Hall initial began playing electric guitar at age group six and quickly begun to imitate the recordings from the traditional nation performers his parents shown him to, including Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, as well as the Louvin Brothers. At age group 13, Hall had taken second put in place the 2002 Country wide Thumbpicking Competition in Mountain Watch, Arkansas — an accolade he’d achieve many times over. In 2005, he gained national and worldwide thumbstyle electric guitar contests and received the Horizon Prize from the Country wide Thumbpicker’s Hall of Popularity. Hall’s efficient technique and tradition-steeped design of playing captured the ear from the wider nation community including an older Charlie Louvin, with whom Hall created a camaraderie and afterwards toured before Louvin’s transferring in 2011. Hall in addition has performed with a range of performers including Candi Staton, Kurt Wagner, Jeannie Seeley, among others. He released his self-titled debut single record on Tompkins Rectangular in 2011.

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