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11/13/2012 09:30 am ET

Al Scorch Returns To Black Cat With Adam McBride-Smith, Paul Defiglia And Malachi DeLorenzo

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WASHINGTON -- Al Scorch, the finest country-punk-folk-bluegrass banjo player in the country, returns to the Black Cat on Tuesday sans his Country Soul Ensemble.

For this tour, he'll be performing with fellow singer/songwriter Adam McBride-Smith, bassist and Avett Brothers piano player Paul Defiglia and Langhorne Slim drummer Malachi DeLorenzo.

The Huffington Post spoke with Scorch about his influences. Click through the slideshow to read the musicians thoughts on five of his favorite songwriters and bands.

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Al Scorch Influences

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