Bassist, fiddle participant and trumpet participant best known to be a founding person in the folk rock-band The Avett Brothers. He offers received Grammy nominations for his playing on albums like 2012’s The Carpenter. He worked well as a creation assistant for tv and film. He later on became a music theory instructor at Winthrop College or university in Rock and roll Hill, SC. He released a single album beneath the name NJ Transient in 2006. He wedded Melanie Crawford. His girl, Hallie, was identified as having a mind tumor at only two years older. He founded The Avett Brothers along with brothers Seth and Scott Avett.