Charlie Cushman doing fine

Charlie CushmanNashville banjo player Charlie Cushman underwent emergency coronary bypass surgery yesterday (7/28). He suffered a mild heart attack on Monday, and was immediately scheduled for a triple bypass.

His good friend, and fellow banjo picker, Larry Perkins tells us that everything went well.

“I’m pleased and grateful to say Charlie came through his surgery just fine, and is in recovery. There was no damage to his heart detected during the procedure, and the doctors expect a full and complete recovery for him.

Charlie and his family are so very appreciative of all the thoughts and prayers – thanks!”

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