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Jesse R. Wells

Assistant Director, Archivist and Instructor at thejwells1.jpg Kentucky Center For Traditional Music in the Dept. of Music, Theatre & Dance (School of Creative Arts)


Jesse is host of "Pickin' Parlor" on Morehead State Public Radio ( on the air from 2 to 4 p.m. each Sunday. He performs regularly with the Clack Mountain String Band and Kentucky Wild Horse. Wells has also performed with Don Rigsby & Midnight Call and the Dirk Powell Band. He has been invited to teach workshops at the Festival of American Fiddle tunes, Port Townsend, Wa.; Appalshop, Whitesburg, Ky.; and the Old Town School of Folk Music's Old-Time Festival, Chicago Il. He serves annually as a staff member of the Cowan Creek Mountain Music School, Cowan, Ky. 

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Room 105, KCTM
185 East First Street
Morehead, KY 40351
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