Sewell, Keith


  • From Duncanville, Texas.
  • Began playing fiddle at age 3. Also plays banjo and mandolin, but is best known as a guitarist and songwriter.
  • Early years, played with his grandfather’s band, “The Shady Grove Ramblers” (Texas).
  • Moved to Nashville shortly after high school. Has worked with James Taylor, the Dixie Chicks, Earl Scruggs, Marty Stuart and Ricky Skaggs (he played in Ricky’s country band at age 19.)
  • His songs have been recorded by Montgomery Gentry, Steve Wariner, Alison Krauss, BR-549, Ricky Skaggs (“Brand New Strings”), other country and bluegrass artists.
  • 2002, toured with the Dixie Chicks (performed on their “Top of the World” Tour).
  • 2004, joined Jerry Douglas’ band, playing guitar.
  • 2006, joined the Sam Bush band, playing guitar.
  • 2006, released solo album Love Is a Journey (Skaggs Family).
  • 2007, toured with Lyle Lovett.