A multi-instrumentalist who has performed on recordings by Merle Haggard, Tim Stafford, Rhonda Vincent, Adam Steffey, Barry Bales, John Gardner, Rob Ickes, Charlie Daniels, Trey Hensley, and Doc Watson.
1986, began teaching music lessons on all the bluegrass instruments.
1999, became an adjunct professor in the Appalachian Studies Department of East Tennessee State University.
2004, released solo project “The Working Man.”
2014, released solo project “Cardboard in My Shoes.”