Most famous being a mandolin participant, singer, and songwriter for his family’s Del McCoury and Travelin’ McCourys bluegrass bands, McCoury received Grammy Awards for his albums THE BUSINESS We Keep as well as the Streets of Baltimore. He started playing the violin before his tenth birthday and, at age fourteen, joined up with his father’s effective bluegrass band. Within the middle 1990s, he and his sibling Rob released a collaborative record in the Rounder Information label. He was raised in York, Pa, as the boy of bluegrass guitarist and vocalist Del McCoury. His relationship to Allison Bliss led to a daughter called Emma and sons called Evan and Joshua. He and fellow mandolin participant and bluegrass songwriter David Grisman documented a Grammy nominated record entitled Mandolin Extravaganza.