Vince Farsetta is a two time National Old Time Banjo Champion, and a
songwriter with songs recorded by Leftover Salmon, Toni Price, David Schnaufer, and Dave Grant
featuring Dave Mathew's on vocal.
Vince is also a vocalist, and a multi-instrumentalist who has been performing solo and with various bands
exploring a variety of music genre's from old time, to caribbean, to
pop rock, playing banjo, guitar, mandolin, and dulcimer.
Dave Mathews did a stellar lead vocal for Farsetta's song Mama Boulet for an indie release called
"Bubbalon By Bass" that has been compiled from tracks produced by Dave Grant from Charlotsville, VA.
Dave Grant had been recording various artists for years but was tragically taken from us in May of 2002.
He had an eclectic personality and was a top notch bass player that was always there and in the pocket.
He was a good friend to many, and those that knew him have felt the loss.
His wife Darlene Crawford and friends have carryied on his spirit and finished the project
that also includes Tim O'Brian, Peter Rowan, Al Tharp, James Leva, Vince Herman from Leftover Salmon,
and Linda Williams,
Dave Grant, Vince Farsetta, and a plethora of other artists.
Learn about Dave Grant and hear selections of "Bubbalon By Bass"- Dave Grant.
Leftover Salmon have recorded 3 Farsetta originals; "The Jokester" on their album
"Ask The Fish," and "Mama Boulet" and "Better" on "Eurphoria", their
major label preview on Hollywood Records. "Better" was one of two singles released
from the album.
Mama Boutet was recently recorded by Muzak so if your riding in an elevator,
or sitting in a dentist office one of these days you just might hear their version.
Toni Price recorded Vince's song "Beautiful Garden" for her 2003 release Born To Be Blue
on Antone's Records. Toni called it "the most beautiful song I ever heard".
Vince Farsetta has released two CD's on his indie label Zed Records.
Evermore is an instrumental Clawhammer banjo CD with accompaniment
which the Stanford Daily says "glows with the luminosity of a forge".
Skat, is a collection of original Reggae, Calypso, and Ska songs which Dirty Linen
magazine called "hook filled and downright catchy".
With Jim Horn on saxaphones, Bob Britt on guitar, Bob Kommersmith on bass, and other Nashville session players and friends.
Vince as a young man