Cap'n Jim is the Grand Pooh-ba of PIGdom. He is a
retired Navy Captain that lives in DUH-Land (DeLand, FL)
who has survived numerous catapult launches and controlled crashes into
the decks of aircraft carriers.
Currently he works in an administrative capacity
for Flagler County, FL.
He is the most sane and level headed of all the PIGs
(NOT). He is a testosterone laiden gorilla
when it comes to playing Armidillo stuff. His versions of
classics like "Cripple Creek", "Stealing", "Watermelon" and
mostly anything early are unparalleled and pleasure to
Jet's an old banjo picker and a
tabbing fool. He just cranks these tunes out. You probably
saw a number of his tunes in OLGA. He's currently playing a
LKSM 12 & a Martin 6 plus a steel
resonator. There's also a rubber - er, nylon string guitar and we heard
something about an Ovation that was a great deal, but needed some work (ka-CHING).
Jet also owns the "Home Depot" guitar. Built by Pig luthier "Luther" of
materials readily available from: you guessed it.
He's also "right-hand ring-finger
challenged" - just can't get that digit into the strings.
UPDATE: according to Jet himself -
"Moi is no longer "ring finger challenged". I be using all the digits now.
No matter...I can't play any better no how." Bernie confirms the claim with:
"That's an AYE (i.e. No BS...but not the Pig) on Jet's ring-finger playing these days.
Just goes to show that you *can* teach an old dog new tricks.
He's dying for
someone to join the Pigs that is older than himself just so
he won't be the target for all the "Old Fart" jokes. We keep
telling him to give it up - there's no hope now that George