Deeper Shade of Blue


  • From Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Formed in 2000 by Jim Fraley (banjo), Jason Fraley (mandolin) and Brian Hinson (bass). Jim and Jason Fraley are father and son. Other members of the band are Troy Pope (guitar) and Frank Poindexter (Dobro™). Jim and Jason Fraley are father and son.
  • Poindexter is the uncle of the Rice Brothers (Tony, Larry and Wyatt) and has recorded with them on several occasions.
  • Jim Fraley has previously worked with Mac Wiseman, Clyde Moody and Chubby Wise as well as several regional bands in North Carolina.
  • 2015, Hinson was replaced by bassist Scott Burgess.
  • 2018, released “Steam” album (Mountain Fever).
  • 2020, Jim Fraley retired from the band and was replaced by Steve Wilson.