Davis, Jason


  • From Ford, Virginia. Lives in Galax, Virginia.
  • Began playing banjo professionally while still in high school.
  • First bands: Michelle Nixon and Drive, Blue Ridge, Kenny and Amanda Smith.
  • 2006, joined Grasstowne.
  • 2007, released solo project “Steppin’ Out” (Pinecastle)
  • 2010, joined Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice.
  • 2013, released Second Time Around album (Mountain Fever).
  • 2014, took a faculty position at East Tennessee State University, teaching banjo.
  • 2018, formed new band called the Highland Travelers with Adam Steffey, Keith Garrett, Gary Hultman and Kameron Keller.
  • 2020, joined the Dan Tyminski Band.