Autry, Jeff


  • From Buford, Georgia.
  • Considered one of the top flatpick guitarists in bluegrass music.
  • As a A-list studio musician and sideman, he has worked with John Cowan, Sam Bush, Ricky Skaggs, Darrell Scott, Jim Lauderdale, Tony Rice, Bela Fleck, Vasser Clements, Tim O’Brien and John Paul Jones (of Led Zeppelin), to name a few.
  • 1993, joined the Bluegrass Cardinals, replacing David Parmley.
  • 1995-1996, worked with the Lynn Morris Band.
  • 1996-2001, played guitar on the “Bluegrass ’96” series of instrumental recordings for Pinecastle Records.
  • 1997-1998, worked with the Larry Stephenson Band.
  • 1999, released first solo album Foothills (no label).
  • 1999, joined the John Cowan Band.
  • 2014, joined Adkins & Loudermilk (Dave Adkins and Edgar Loudermilk). His son Zack was also in this band, playing mandolin.
  • 2015, after the departure of Adkins, the band name was changed to The Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry.
  • 2019, suffered a stroke.