- From Gainesboro, Tennessee. He was born in Corbin, Kentucky.
- Began singing with his family at age 3.
- Age 9, began playing bass with family band “The Four J’s.” Age 12, played banjo with them.
- Age 15, joined Cumberland Connection.
- Age 18, Clear Creek.
- 1996, age 21, formed Highland Rim.
- 1998, joined Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
- 2002, formed a web site development company called Ciphertek Entertainment, specializing in bluegrass artist web sites
- 2007, left Doyle Lawson to form a new band “Dailey & Vincent” with Darrin Vincent.