Leroy Troy (May 23, 1966) is a banjo player from Goodlettsville, Tennessee. His banjo style is the clawhammer or frailing style, distinct from more commonly found Scruggs style banjo playing in modern bluegrass. He often performs humorous or comedy songs from the old-time music genre. He debuted on the Grand Ole Opry in 1988 and was the National Old-Time Banjo Champion in 1996.
Troy is known as "the Tennessee Slicker" and plays with the Tennessee Mafia Jugband and Marty Stuart, appearing weekly on The Marty Stuart show on RFD-TV.
Cordell Kemp is no lomger alive.His music is.He was the best banjo man around.
He studied with Uncle Dave Macon.
Taught John Hartford and Leroy Troy.
Mr. Cordell Kemp, an accomplished banjo player, a longtime resident of the Difficult Community, died at the age of 96 at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning, July 15, 2005 at the Smith County Health Care Cen
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