Five Firsts: John Kruth of TriBeCaStan

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Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

NAME: John Kruth
BAND AFFILIATION: TriBeCaStan
INSTRUMENTS: mandolin, mandocello, sitar, banjo, guitar, flute, harmonica

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are A’Changin’

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … The Doors, 1967

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Hohner harmonica

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Evil Ways” by Santana (on flute!)

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Visions of Mynd

Multi-instrumentalist John Kruth leads his dizzyingly bizarro world music band TriBeCaStan into Proctors’ GE Theatre in Schenectady at 7:30pm on Friday (December 4). Chances are you’ve never seen (or heard) anything like ’em before. Tickets are $20.

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2 Comments
  1. john kruth says

    how come ya didn’t ask me the name of the first girl i loved? – thanks for the cool write up!

  2. Greg says

    We were saving that one, John, but feel free to chime in with that and any other firsts you care to rattle off for us…

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