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The Seldom Scene - 100% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in late 1971, as a Washington, DC, USA-based semi-professional newgrass bluegrass band. A fellow musician, most probably Charlie Waller of the Country Gentlemen, was responsible for the name, when he suggested that since the members had to fit their musical appearances around their daily employment, they would be seldom seen playing in the area. The founder members were Read more

Blue Highway - 96% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1994, this contemporary bluegrass group comprises Tim Stafford (Kingsport, Tennessee, USA; guitar, vocals), Wayne Taylor (bass, vocals), Rob Ickes (b. 26 May 1967, San Mateo, California, USA; dobro), Shawn Lane (mandolin, fiddle, vocals), and Jason Burleson (b. 7 December 1967, USA; banjo, guitar, mandolin). Blue Highway proved to be very popular with audiences and Read more

Hot Rize - 84% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1978 in Boulder, Colorado, this traditional bluegrass band included Tim O’Brien (16 March 1954, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA; mandolin, violin, vocals), Pete Wernick (b. 25 February 1946, New York City, New York, USA; banjo/vocals), Charles Sawtelle (b. 20 September 1946, Austin, Texas, USA, d. 20 March 1999; bass, guitar, vocals), and Mike Scap (bass, guitar, Read more

Ricky Skaggs - 73% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ricky Lee Skaggs, 18 July 1954, Brushey Creek, near Cordell, Kentucky, USA. His father, Hobert, was a welder, who enjoyed playing the guitar and singing gospel songs with Skaggs’ mother, Dorothy. Skaggs later recorded one of her songs, ‘All I Ever Loved Was You’. Hobert returned from a welding job in Ohio with a mandolin for the five-year-old Skaggs, but had t Read more

Rhonda Vincent - 71% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sam Bush - 70% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 April 1952, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. As the founder of the New Grass Revival, this prodigiously talented fiddle and mandolin player helped modernise bluegrass music by incorporating disparate styles into a previously rigid musical structure.Bush began playing the fiddle in his early childhood, winning several awards before he had reached his t Read more

Del McCoury - 62% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Delano Floyd McCoury, 1 February 1939, Bakersville, North Carolina, USA. Guitarist and vocalist Del McCoury is one of the most celebrated keepers of the traditional bluegrass sound, and has enjoyed a long career spanning over five decades.Raised in Bakersville and Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, McCoury began his music career in the 50s as a banjo player wit Read more

Mac Wiseman - 60% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Malcolm B. Wiseman, 23 May 1925, Crimora, Virginia, USA. Wiseman attended the Conservatory of Music at Dayton, Virginia, and developed a great knowledge of the folk music of his native Shenandoah Valley. He first worked as a disc jockey on WSVA Harrisburg but was soon playing such shows as the Tennessee Barn Dance on WLOX Knoxville, where he also worked with Molly O’Da Read more

Jimmy Martin - 57% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Henry Martin, 10 August 1927, on a farm near Sneedville, Tennessee, USA, d. 14 May 2005, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Martin learned to play the guitar as a boy and first appeared on radio in Morristown in 1948. He joined Bill Monroe in 1949 and remained with him (except for a short break) until 1954. Many rate Martin to be the finest lead singer and guitarist ever to wo Read more

New Grass Revival - 57% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The New Grass Revival evolved around the fiddle talents of Sam Bush (15 April 1952, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA) and bass player John Cowan (b. 24 August 1952, Evansville, Indiana, USA), who, somewhat surprisingly, contributed soaring R&B-styled vocals to an acoustic band. The band was originally formed in 1971 from the final line-up of the Kentucky-based Bluegrass Alli Read more

Peter Rowan - 57% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 July 1942, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Rowan’s long career began in 1956 as a member of the Cupids, a college band that developed his interest in an amalgam of Tex-Mex and roots music. After he graduated he played mandolin with the Mother Bay State Entertainers and later on joined two influential groups, the Charles River Valley Boys and Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Read more

Dan Tyminski - 56% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 2000s
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20 June 1967, Rutland, Vermont, USA. The multi-talented Tyminski is a mandolin player, guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer/engineer, and has played a leading role in the modernisation of bluegrass music. Born and raised in rural Vermont, Tyminski was exposed to bluegrass and old time country music as a youngster, and by his mid-teens was playing banjo in his older bro Read more

David Grisman - 52% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 March 1945, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. An accomplished mandolin player, Grisman forged his reputation on the mid-60s US bluegrass circuit as a member of several New York-based attractions, including the Washington Square Ramblers, the Galaxy Mountain Boys and the Even Dozen Jug Band. In 1966 Grisman joined Red Allen’s band the Kentuckians, but the following year te Read more

Claire Lynch - 50% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Hazel Green, Alabama, USA. In her childhood Lynch discovered the magic of old bluegrass recordings, and by 1973 had joined the Hickory Wind group. Subsequently evolving into the Front Porch String Band, between 1975 and 1981 they released three albums before agreeing to part company. Afterwards, Lynch moved to Nashville with the intention of working as a songwriter. Her acco Read more

Doc Watson - 49% match to Tony Rice

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Arthel L. Watson, 3 March 1923, Stony Fork, near Deep Gap, Watauga County, North Carolina, USA. One of nine children in a farming family, Watson grew up in a musical environment; his mother, Annie, had a vast knowledge of folk songs and his father, General Dixon, played banjo and led his family in nightly hymn singing. He contracted a serious eye defect as a baby and was bli Read more


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