Bluegrass stars on the plane

Being a bluegrass fan, it dawned on me that the guy sitting behind me on a flight Monday from New York to Nashville was bluegrass star Dan Tyminski. Never heard of him? He’s been a member of Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1994 and the winner of 10 Grammy awards. See more on his Web site.

Turns out he was returning from a couple of shows in Scotland and was excited about heading to L.A. in the next few days for the Grammys and some golf.

He’s up for a Grammy for his Wheels release. Best of luck!

Once I got off the plane, I realized that Dobro player extraordinaire Jerry Douglas was also on board. Douglas has played on more than 1,600 albums. I have no idea how he’s done that. See his Web site.

Now that’s flying.

One reply on “Bluegrass stars on the plane”

How cool is that!
Oh Brother when art thou plane gonna land?
I must admit I picture most bluegrass musicians putting up some hay in the barn when they are not playing or sittin’ down at Ciderville picking with the fellows .
LA, Golf and the Grammys! Look how far we have come.
Thanks Jack for expanding my old mind

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