"I have gotten to know G Rockwell, the wunderkind banjo and guitar player.
This kid is a monster!...Expect big things from this fellow."
                       -Randy Barrett
 Bluegrass Country Radio Foundation

"G is an up and coming banjoist who's already accomplished an awful lot, musically speaking.  His future is shining brightly ahead of him.”

- Tony Trischka

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a little about 

G Rockwell

Honors and Awards

2022 Banjo First Place
Freshgrass Awards
North Adams, MA

2019 Finalist
National Bluegrass Banjo Championship
Winfield, KS

2019 IBMA scholarship award
Bela Fleck's Blue Ridge Banjo Camp
Brevard, NC

2019 Banjo First Place
Northeastern Fiddler's Convention
Hancock , MA

2019 Guitar First Place
Northeastern Fiddler's Convention
Hancock , MA
2018 Guitar First Place
Northeastern Fiddler's Convention
Hancock , MA
2017 Bluegrass Banjo First Place
Scott Street Five String Finals 
Richmond, VA


An award winning multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer and bandleader, G Rockwell has performed and competed on stages across the country. Most recently, G won the 2022 Freshgrass competition award for banjo.

His unique style of Americana sits somewhere between the traditions of bluegrass and gypsy jazz; with the modern influences of artists like David Grisman and Tony Trischka. 

Currently enrolled at the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music;  G performs and teaches on multiple instruments.  He performs regularly with the G Rockwell Band, Kol Kahol Bluegrass, and Bookmatch, his duet project with Micah Nicol.

G has worked on multiple studio album/EP projects, including the 2019 release of Spark! his album of original works, produced in concert with Stash Wyslouch.