Jim is the host of NewGrass on alternate Wednesday mornings at 9:30 and an occasional guest host of Bradford Street Bluegrass. Jim plays bluegrass with a contemporary vibe, featuring some of the latest groups, and some of the newer 2nd and 3rd generation players. Jim started out playing banjo in a folk trio in college and discovered bluegrass after hearing Earl Scruggs play on TV. Over the course of 20 years, Jim has played banjo, guitar and bass in 4 different bluegrass groups at local venues and bluegrass festivals. He now jams with friends all over the Cape.