THE SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN BOYS
- From Monmouth (Willamette Valley), Oregon.
- Oregon’s “original bluegrass band.”
- Formed in 1970 by Steve Waller (mandolin) and Mike Eisler (banjo). Before then, the two had a group called the Sawtooth Mountain Volunteers. They were both students at Oregon State University at the time.
- The band was named after a mountain range in Idaho.
- Waller died in June, 2015.