Deering Banjo Artists
Banjo's PlayedTenbrooks Legacy
Jesse Langlais grew up in the rural town of Old Town, Maine where he first discovered his passion for banjo, bluegrass and working with his hands. At 19, Jesse picked up the banjo and took lessons from Bill Smith. In 2001, with determined interest in pursuing a music career, Jesse moved to Asheville, NC, calling western North Carolina home for the past 15+ years.
Jesse's hard work paid off in Asheville, he plays banjo, provides vocals and songwriting for the award-winning group Town Mountain, a high-energy bluegrass band. Jesse has always been interested in the history of music, with musical taste across the board that you can hear reflected in his personalized banjo playing style on his Deering Tenbrooks Legacy Banjo.
As important as music is in Jesse's life, he has other passions. A carpenter by trade, he still picks up jobs from time-to-time, more recently completing a full interior remodel on a home he and his fiancee purchased.