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Doc's Friends | About The Band

 

 

Some guys got together at my house summer of 2004 to play for my neighbor Leon who was ill.  He enjoyed it and so did we.  Some of us decided to get together and play;  but, it was very difficult to find a time to get together.  I thought it might be a good ministry tool since so many people in our area like gospel and bluegrass music.  In the fall of 2005,we were able to start a "Jubilee" ministry on Wednesday nites at Eastside Baptist Church in Paragould.  We have continued that ministry and out of that has evolved a band.  In 2006,we were asked to play at local schools,churches, and civic groups.  For a presentation February 19,2007 for Greene County Baptist Associational meeting at New Haven church, we were asked to give them a name for our group.  After much consideration and a vote of 6 to 1, we became Doc's Friends on February 7,2007.  We play acoustic bluegrass gospel music.  We play some original songs, classics, and newer songs.

Lance Monroe – Mandolin, Occasional Harmonica, Vocals

 

Self taught mandolin picking along with the radio. Had to learn chords for band participation. Music background includes singing in church and brass instruments in junior high (many years ago). Writes some of the songs for the group.

Lance Winn – Guitar, Lead and Harmony Vocals

 

Grew up in a musical family. Has traveled ad recorded in a gospel quartet. Has been music director in Southern Baptist churches in AR and TN.

Carmen Crocker – Guitar, Harmony and Lead Vocals

 

Grew up singing in church. Self taught guitarist, began at the age of 16. Has played in local bands in AR and AZ.

Tommy Garrish – Banjo, Guitar, Lead and Harmony Vocals

 

Bivocational pastor. Playing guitar since a teenager. Pianist and a composer of gospel music.

Charles Frazier – Guitar, Fiddle

 

Grew up playing in family band. His father had a music ministry to prisons – esp Angola in LA , and Parchman in MS .

Sue Frazier- Dobro, Harmony Vocals

 

Grew up in singing family. Sang in church and schools. Beginning dobro player.

Steven Cole – Bass, Fiddle, Harmonica, Harmony Vocals

 

Participated in school and church music. Degrees in music. Piano Master. Minister of worship at ESBC directing all of it’s music programs. Composer, advisor.

Rick Nunn – Electronics

 

Director of media services at ESBC. TechnoWizard extraordinaire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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