Innovative acoustic blues singer-songwriter who was raised surrounded by such family friends as Pete Seeger and Paul Robeson. He received his 1st steel-string classical guitar when he was seven years of age. He studied mindset and Russian at Columbia University or college. He was nominated for any Grammy for Shakin’ a Tailfeather and received several W.C. Handy Honours nominations. He wedded his supervisor Sari Matinlassi-Bibb in 2011. He fulfilled Bob Dylan at a age who informed him to maintain his technique basic and to prevent incorporating plane tickets of fancy in to the playing.