Tag: Bass

Jacob Shelton to Darrell Webb Band

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Darrell Webb has announced that Jacob Shelton has joined his group playing bass, and singing lead and harmony vocals. Jacob is only 18 years old, but has been playing bluegrass around his native Erwin, TN since he was 10. As a young lad, Shelton was […]


Brad Beavers leaving Ralph II

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brad Beavers has announced his departure from Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys, for whom he has been playing bass since earlier this year. He says that his doctor has recommended that he come off the road, and that’s advice that you’re wise to […]


Noah Brown to Darrell Webb

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Darrell Webb has announced that Noah Brown has come aboard to play bass with the Darrell Webb Band. Barely out of his teens, Noah has already worked with Ralph Stanley II and Junior Sisk. He’ll start working with Webb right away in Gatlinburg, TN and […]


Michael Cleveland/Mono Neon mashup on Jerusalem Ridge

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

What happens when you mashup an incognito jazz bassist with a incomparable bluegrass improvisor like Michael Cleveland? Well, it’s hard to explain in words; we’ll just have to show you. It all started on May 21 at ForestFest in the Jefferson National Forest near Louisville, Kentucky. […]


Brad Beavers to Ralph Stanley II

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ralph Stanley II has added a new member to his touring band. Brad Beavers has joined the group on bass. Beavers is a native of Tazewell, VA now living in Johnson City, TN where he moved several years ago to study in the Bluegrass, Old […]


Reminisce with Tom Gray on WAMU

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hey all you Country Gentlemen fans out there… Has Katy Daley got a deal for you! On her morning show tomorrow on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, Katy will spend two hours with Tom Gray talking about his early days with The Country Gentlemen, starting in 1960. They […]


Allen Mills recovering from back surgery

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wonderful news from the great Allen Mills. The Lost and Found bass player and vocalist this past 42 years is resting comfortably at home recuperating from a second back surgery in the past 6 months. And at 78 years of age, Allen told us that […]


Noah Brown to Junior Sisk

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Junior Sisk has announced Noah Brown as the bass player/tenor singer with his touring band, Rambler’s Choice. Noah had just indicated yesterday that he was stepping down from his position playing bass with Ralph Stanley II. Just 19 years old, Brown has been playing bluegrass […]


Paul Kowert guest instructor at ArtistWorks

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Kowert, the remarkable young bassist with Punch Brothers, has signed on as a guest instructor with ArtistWorks, who offers online instruction for a variety of string instruments and styles. He has prepared nearly two dozen lessons for advanced players which can be accessed by […]


Danny Booth leaving Dirty Kitchen

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

It looks like married life agrees with Danny Booth, who has been touring on bass this past four years with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. He was wed back in August to Amanda Kerr, a fiddler and music teacher in northern Virginia whom he has known […]