J.D Crowe aka James Dee Crowe was an American banjo player and bluegrass band leader has died at the age of 84 early Friday morning on 24th Dec 2021. According to a post on the Kentucky Country Music Facebook page, the post read “Earlier this morning, we received the news of the passing of J.D. Crowe, as confirmed by his son David,” added “You could not have found a nicer guy in the world of bluegrass than Crowe. One of the hardest working guys in the music business, he was also a hoot to be around.” Following the news of J.D Crowe’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the banjo player, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user tweeted “Reports say legendary Bluegrass musician JD Crowe has died. I had the honor of introducing and interviewing him over the years… RIP.” Another said “J.D. Crowe, one of the absolute greats in bluegrass, and a really wonderful mentor to me when I was a young boy coming up, has died today – at 84. I was just writing about him in my book this week, how he invited me to be in his band when I was just 14.” While another user tweeted “Woke up this morning to hear the sad news about J.D. Crowe. What can I say? He was an absolute legend. He will be remembered as one of the greatest to ever play bluegrass music. He had tone, taste, and TIMING like no other.”
J.D Crowe Net Worth
$2 Million to $4 Million USD
J.D Crowe aka James Dee Crowe was an American banjo player and bluegrass bandleader. He was born on August 27, 1937, in Lexington, KY, he was 84 years old at the time of his demise. He was the leader of the bluegrass group New South from 1971 until his death. He first played with Jimmy Martin’s Sunny Mountain Boys, and later created the Kentucky Mountain Boys. J.D told Rolling Stone in 2020 when chatting about his bandmates: “We had gotten to the point that we knew what each other was thinking by just looking at each other, and that’s a great feeling to have,” added “Tony [Rice] was very good at paying attention because whatever he was playing he wanted it right, as good as he could get it. I loved that because there are so many pickers that don’t feel that way.” Throughout his career, the late musician won numerous awards including a Grammy in 1983.
The estimated Net Worth of J.D Crowe is between $2 Million to $4 Million USD.
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