30 Under 30, Part 4: Trevor Gordon Hall, Courtney Hartman, Maneli Jamal, and Sarah Jarosz

30 Under 30 part 4

Trevor Gordon Hall, 28
Collegeville, Pennsylvania 
Merging the acoustic guitar and the kalimba, which he has affixed directly on the body of his Martin OMC-16E, Hall manages to add new flavor to the ever-popular Michael Hedges guitar style. 
VIDEO: Trevor Gordon Hall - "Pine Trees and Power Lines"

Courtney Hartman, 24
Loveland, Colorado 
The staggeringly good flatpicking guitarist for the Grammy-nominated all-female bluegrass outfit Della Mae has also toured with the Del McCoury Band, the group that took home this year’s Grammy bluegrass award. 
VIDEO: Della Mae - "Empire"

Maneli Jamal, 29
Cologne, Germany
Having released his first albums on CandyRat Records, Jamal struck out on his own in 2012 with The Lamaj Movement, a collection that showcases his Iranian heritage as well as the astonishing tone and dexterity that sets him apart from other fingerstylists.
VIDEO: Maneli Jamal - Southern Magnolia

Sarah Jarosz, 22
Austin, Texas 
Jarosz’s first instrument was the mandolin, but her fingerpicking guitar work has flourished in recent years. On three chart-topping bluegrass solo albums, Jarosz has shown herself to be a songwriter and player to be reckoned with (her tune “Mansinneedof,” from her 2009 debut Song Up in Her Head, earned a Grammy nomination). 
VIDEO: Sarah Jarosz - "Ring Them Bells"

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