- From Norco, California (LA area).
- Plays mandolin, guitar, fiddle.
- Songwriter: his songs have been recorded by Ralph Stanley and Alison Krauss (“So Long, So Wrong”).
- Former bands: Lost Highway (1975), The High Window Boys (1977, with Craig Smith and Alison Brown).
- Has two bands: the Coyote Brothers, Grey Eagle.
- Appeared in the movie “High Lonesome Sound.”