About Buzz

Personal
Born 1/12/57 Seattle Washington. Moved to Utah 1961, currently lives in Eden, Utah. Married 19 years to Yolanda Nietert, 3 children: Chasity, Robert and Sky. Attended Utah public schools, graduated Weber State University 1978, 1983. Private Pilot 1979

Musical Background
Began Banjo at 14, switched to guitar at 15. Also sings lead and harmony vocals and plays harmonica, keyboards and percussion. Influenced musically by Mother (Shirley) who sang beautifully and played piano and Brother (Ross) who has sang and played bass guitar in bands since 1964.
 
Musical Influences
Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Hank Williams Sr., Buddy Holley, Van Morrison and Ray Davies (Kinks).

Favorite instruments
My 1994 Gibson 100yr Anniversary SJ-200 and my 1940 Martin D-28 Herringbone.

Performing
1992 to present sings at 9:30 Children's Mass at St. Mary's Church Ogden, Utah. Sings as volunteer at Manor Care, St. Benedict's Manor, St. Joseph's Catholic School and Crestwood Care center. Also performs locally at Snow Basin Ski Resort, Wolf Creek Resort, Snowberry Inn and Eden General Store.


 


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