American banjo participant and guitarist that has earned many Grammy awards and has released multiple albums since 1990. She began playing banjo and electric guitar when she was eight years of age and later journeyed in the united states playing celebrations in the summertime of 1978. She examined history and books at Harvard School. She was raised in Hartford, Connecticut with her family members. She is at Alison Krauss’ music group Union Place for 3 years from 1987 until 1990.