|Halfling Bass Player|
Beginning from his early days growing up in New York City, Joel Landsberg was surrounded by varied musical influences. With a cultural mixture of musical styles ranging from Broadway to Classical, to Jazz and Rhythm and Blues. He began his bass playing career at the ripe old age of 12. After several years of classical training on piano, Mr. Landsberg devoted his full attention to the bass and has been playing nothing else since.
Mr. Landsberg plays a Bobby Vega Bass!
Soon after moving to Switzerland in 1989, he began a successful career as a sideman with various Country/Rock and Jazz acts throughout Europe. It was during this time that he met up with the Kruger Brothers and developed what would turn into a deeply rewarding musical alliance and friendship.
The Kruger Brothers have been appearing regularly in the U.S. since 1997 at such prestigious events as, Merlefest, Doc Watson Music Fest, Wayne Henderson Festival, Walnut Valley Festival, Greyfox, Festival of the Bluegrass, Wings and Strings, IBMA, Festival for the Eno, Oklahoma Int'l Bluegrass Festival, WEFest, as well as numerous other festivals. Hundreds of Arts Council and Theater concerts, plus appearances on national and international radio and television, have earned them the love of audiences and the respect of the music industry worldwide. Since moving to North Carolina permanently in the fall of 2003, the Kruger Brothers now look forward to concentrating their efforts on performing year-round throughout the United States.
Check out his website www.krugerbrothers.com!
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