- Banjo, Vocals
John Depriest studied music at Belmont University in Nashville. A talented songwriter, John was a member of the Nashville based bluegrass/roots band Angus White and is a founding member of the New Orleans grass funk band Bacon. Originally from Mississippi, he has also graced the stage of the MSBA. John graduated from Tulane University in May 2015 with a PhD in neuro-linguistics.