Jeff Propert - guitar, vocals
And in this corner, Jeff Propert, guitar player extraordinnaire. His stylistic approach to lead and tenor vocals puts the blue in bluegrass. Unique vocals, hard pickin guitar playing, Jeff is a cornerstone of Heavy Traffic’s sought after traditional sound.
Arnie Reisman – banjo, vocals
Some say that Arnie was the first entry in Wikipedia for his hard driving Scruggs style banjo pickin. Listen to a few sound samples and you be the judge. He’s finger pickin good.
Earl Karlsen – mandolin, vocals
Never underestimate a Viking. He may be a long way from the fjords of Norway, but this viking can sing and play. UFDA! Earl jams hard on mandolin and vocals – smoke has been seen billowing from the bowels of his mando. To fuel his passion for the genre, he promotes grass by hosting the Bluegrass Express radio show on WFDU FM, 89.1 out of Farleigh Dickinson University. Catch him Saturday mornings from 6am to 9am.
Guy Leatherman – bass, vocals
Guy puts the “Heavy” in Traffc by providing solid timing and groove. He compliments Traffic’s traditional bluegrass sound and rounds out the band with his solid playing. Check ‘em out on that unique 5-string bass.