Jens Kruger | Banjo Studio Podcast Episode 14

4 comments Aug 6, 2020

Jens Kruger of the Kruger Brothers is a modern master of the 5 string banjo who is taking the instrument to places it has never been. Born in Switzerland and now living in North Carolina, Jens' music bridges American folk music and European classical music styles. He has composed for a full symphony orchestra as well as a number of string quartets and more. 

In this interview, we dig deep into his compositional techniques, style, and more. Enjoy!



  • Karen December 1, 2023 at 10:53 am

    Great interview. I always learn so much from listening to Jens . such a gifted musician!

  • Karen knighton December 1, 2023 at 10:53 am

    Great interview. Jens is an amazing musician. So fascinating to hear how he taught himself to compose and develop his own music.

  • Lara Keithley March 21, 2021 at 8:48 am

    What a great interview! Jens has so much positivity and talent! Thank you for interviewing him!

  • Phillip Rosenkrantz January 21, 2021 at 10:52 am

    We have seen the Kruger Brothers live three times. Their music is awesome, but Jens’s interviews are always a joy to listen to also.

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