Charles Kinzer - Charles is from Independence, VA. He is a new comer to the Smyth County Jam. He plays guitar, mandolin, bass, keyboards, steel guitar and sings too. A well rounded musician, indeed! Charles plays in a band called The New River Bluegrass plus he plays with the Grayson County Bluegrass Band. He admires the music of Flatt and Scruggs, Seldom Scene, Country Gentlemen, and many of the local groups. Charles has been making music about all his life; since he was about four or five years old. He had a country-type band in the 1960's, and went to totally bluegrass later on.