Congratulations Garry Greenland on being awarded at the 2013 Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards Presentation - for Teaching and Mentoring - awarded by Bluegrass Music Association of Canada and ValleyGrass.
"Garry Greenland can be regarded as one of Canada's "first generation" bluegrass musicians and 5-string banjo players. Due to the fact that bluegrass music is a relatively new genre, having developed since the late 1940s in the southeastern United States, very few Canadians were fully aware of it's sound and style, even by the 1960s. Yet from that time, Garry has been "spreading the word" of bluegrass music here in Canada, by way of his musicianship, deep seated experience, leadership and mentoring to a host of younger Canadian players. It is with much appreciation and respect for Garry that I am blessed to know him. And I fully expect that Garry Greenland will continue to promote bluegrass music in Canada through all of his gifts and talents, for many more years to come." David Talbot Nashville, Tennessee
D'Arcy Campbell, Kevin Golka, and Nick Strachan - Nick and D'Arcy made the presentation. Kevin accepted on Garry's behalf.
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