Award-winning banjoist known for his function in bands just like the Punch Brothers, The John Cowan Band, and Leftover Salmon. He is at Leftover Salmon from 2002 2004 and remaining to become listed on The John Cowan Music group. He received the Steve Martin Reward for Superiority in Banjo and Bluegrass this year 2010. He was influenced to go after music after viewing his brother consider mandolin lessons. He performed a unique edition of Dueling Banjos around the Late Display with David Letterman this year 2010.