Henry, Red


  • From Winchester, Virginia.
  • Began playing mandolin in 1967.
  • Married to Murphy Henry, well-known for her banjo-instruction books and videos, also a columnist for Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine.
  • Children Casey and Christopher are also professional bluegrass musicians.
  • 1977-1995, performed with his family band “Red and Murphy & Co.” Recorded 10 CD’s with this group.
  • Plays a mandolin (Randy Wood #3) which was previously owned and played by Bill Monroe.
  • Hobbies: astronomy, sound electronics, old English literature.