Nominated at IBMA as Instrumental Album Of The Year in 2004, Team Flathead was the first audio CD released by Huber Banjos. Originally envisioned primarily as a simple recording project to showcase the tone and responsiveness of the banjos, it grew into a major instrumental bluegrass release.
Team Flathead features Steve Huber, Sammy Shelor, Jim Mills, Ron Stewart, and John Lawless on banjo.


Team Flathead was carefully produced, recorded, mixed and mastered with a single goal in mind – to replicate as accurately as the possible the natural acoustic tone of the Huber Banjos. Each banjo track was recorded with the same vintage Neumann microphone, and the mic placement and distance was identical for each player. No equalization was utilized during either the recording or mixing process, and compression was avoided during mastering.

The tunes were chosen to highlight the banjos as well, with familiar music and uncomplicated arrangements used throughout. A top-notch rhythm section was also assembled, with Kenny Smith on guitar, Alan Bibey on mandolin, Andy Todd on bass, and Ron Stewart doubling on fiddle.

Team Flathead is worth adding to your collection to hear these fine banjos – or just to enjoy some hard driving, Scruggs-style banjo picking!

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Weight .5 lbs

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