2024 Targhee Music Camp Instructor Bios

Tristan Scroggins – Mandolin

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With a signature raw mandolin groove, bold fashion sense, charismatic yet soft spoken confidence, and keen sensitivity to style and artistic innovation, twenty-four-year-old mandolinist Tristan Scroggins is quickly becoming a highly influential voice of both music and community in the world of bluegrass. An old soul with the drive and curiosity of a young person, Tristan holds a strong belief in learning the history of bluegrass as well as creating an open and inclusive space for the music moving forward. After years of touring with Jeff Scroggins and Colorado, he is now making his home in Nashville, Tennessee where he has become a part of the burgeoning bluegrass and acoustic scene and can be found performing, researching, and writing about music.