Multi-instrumentalist whose many albums showcased his effectiveness with your guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki, and mandocello. He, together with his sister Mollie, performed being a duo in cathedral and regional coffeehouses. He earned a 2005 Grammy Prize for Fiddler’s Green in the very best Traditional Folk Record category. He grew up in Wheeling, Western world Virginia, the youngest of five kids. His sister Mollie released him to Bob Dylan’s music, which connected him on the thought of learning to be a musician. He performed a duet from the tune The Fight Hymn of Like with Kathy Mattea in 1990.