I have watched Tanner play to a crowd divided between staunch folk traditionalists and singer-songwriter fans, and win over both crowds by end of the set. I’m constantly drawn in by the honesty, humor, impressive musicianship and disarmingly unique songwriting that runs through the core of a Tanner Bingaman performance.” - Peter Winter Lee, Executive Director of SFMS

— Susquehanna Folk Music Society

BIO:

Tanner Bingaman, affectionately known as Tanjo (Tanner + banjo = Tanjo) plays original folkmush & mountain tunes via banjo, guitar, & harmonica. Tanner's ‘mush is an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink gumbo, with explorations ranging from poignant folk-punk melodies to rapturous & uncanny instrumental meditations, often times finding himself perplexed by the task of coming down from yet another improvisational meandering.

 

RECORDS:

The collection of Tanner's recordings include Family Matters (2016), Piece of Pie (Single, 2017)  Folkmush Volume I: Fernville Blues (EP, 2018), Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy (Single, 2018), We Were All Born Naked (2020), Ambulance (Single, 2020), Elias / Hunter (Instrumental EP, 2021), Seldom Said No (2021), Collections from the Prescott Sessions: Instrumental Movements & Meditations (2021), & Tanjo Vol. I (2022) are currently available in various digital as well as physical formats.

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES:

Mike Auldridge Instrumental Composition Contest - Placement for the tune "Mozambique" (2022)

Susquehanna Folk Music Society Emerging Artist of the Year (2021)

Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame's Bluegrass Band of the Year (Seldom Said No, 2021)

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