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JIM HURST

  • Born in Middlesboro, Kentucky; grew up in Toledo, Ohio. Lives in Nashville.
  • Best known as a guitarist, but also plays banjo, mandolin, Dobro™, bass.
  • At age stood on a chair to play bass with Bill Monroe.
  • Drove a truck until breaking into the music business.
  • Early bands: Red River (with Tim Ellis), Old Hickory (with Vic Jordan and Gene Wooten).
  • Toured with Holly Dunn and Trisha Yearwood.
  • 1995-1998, worked with Claire Lynch as a member of the Front Porch String Band.
  • 1997, formed a duo with Missy Raines (which broke up in 2007).
  • 1997-8, also worked with the John Cowan Band.
  • 2001, 2002, won IBMA award for Guitar Player of the Year.
  • 2005, he and Missy Raines re-joined Claire Lynch to form the Claire Lynch Band.
  • 2009, left the Claire Lynch Band.
  • 2011, teamed up with David Grisman and his son Samson Grisman in a band called “The David Grisman Folk-Jazz Trio.” Also toured in a duo with Rob Ickes.
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