Jeremy Fritts comes from a very diverse musical background. Within a career varying from performance to composition to concert promotion to instruction and interests ranging from bluegrass to jazz to gospel to classical Jeremy has compiled numerous musical credentials.These credentials include a Master’s Degree in classical guitar from Nashville’s Belmont University, jazz studies with multiple instructors, four years of performance with the East Tennessee State University Senior Bluegrass Band, and compositional studies at the University of Tennessee. Also, five compositions that Jeremy either wrote or co-wrote appeared on The Fritts Family’s 2006 CD “One More Mountain.” This CD debuted nationally on the Singing News chart, CMP Magazine’s Top 100 Club chart, the Christian Country Gospel National chart, and the Roots Music Report Roots Gospel chart (where it rose to #2 world-wide).
In addition, Jeremy has consistently maintained an active touring and teaching schedule. Over the last twenty years he has appeared at hundreds of concert venues including: the Kennedy Center, the International Bluegrass Association (IBMA) Awards Show and Fan Fest, Earnest Tubb’s Midnight Jamboree, the Renfro Valley Bluegrass Festival, the Bluebird Cafe, a concert tour of France, the “From the Family” tour (sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts), and the PBS television show “Song of the Mountains.”
Finally, Jeremy has been an instructor at both Milligan College and East Tennessee State University and he has co-produced several concert events including the world-famous Bluegrass in the Smokies festival.