Harper Family, The

THE HARPER FAMILY

  • From Bunker, Missouri.
  • A gospel family bluegrass band featuring Gaylon and Katrina Harper (banjo and bass) and their three children Dalton (guitar), Dillon (mandolin), and Hannah (fiddle). Gaylon and Katrina met a bluegrass festival where they were each performing, Gaylon with the Bressler Brothers and Katrina with her family, The Bob Lewis Family. In need of a banjo picker, the Lewises hired Gaylon. Within a year, Gaylon and Katrina were married. The two began a family of their own and had three talented children.
  • 2012, released “Changes” album on Pisgah Ridge Records.
  • 2013, 19-year old Dalton Harper was diagnosed with stage 2B Hodgkins Lymphoma, a cancer that attacks the immune system.
  • 2014, released “Through It All” album on Pisgah Ridge Records, produced by Tim Surrett.