In Nashville, talking about songwriting and having breakfast with Tony Arata, songwriter extraordinaire, who has written such hits as "The Dance" which Garth Brooks made famous.
In Nashville, spent the morning co-writing a song with the beautiful Tamara Stewart, celebrated Australian country music singer-songwriter.
Marty Stuart telling me he heard and liked my fiddle playing (backstage at the Gram Parson Guitar Pull in Waycross, Ga)
Backstage in Plant City, Florida with Kenny Lovelace, guitarist and pioneer rock fiddler who has played with Jerry Lee Lewis for 52 years. He encouraged me and told me to keep rocking!
Meeting and playing for Charlie Daniels backstage in Savannah, Ga who complimented my fiddle style.
Look who caught my show in Bean Blossom, Illinois: Mark Cartsonis (guitarist), me, and John McEwen (founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Talking of songwriting backstage with Larry Gatlin in Nashville, Tennessee and receiving advice from this master on songwriting, faith, and life.
In Asheville, NC taking lessons from BMI artist, Mark Johnson. Mark has won the Steve Martin Banjo Award and is the founder of his own style of banjo playing called Clawgrass.