Tuttles, The


  • From Palo Alto, California.
  • A family band formed in 2008 by Jack Tuttle (fiddle & bass) and his three children Molly (15, banjo & guitar), Sullivan (12, guitar) and Michael (10, mandolin). Their association with another young musician A.J. Lee (10, mandolin) began at the California Bluegrass Association’s Father’s Day Festival at Grass Valley California.
  • 2009, their rendition of “El Cumbachero” on YouTube went viral, with more than a million viewers by 2010.
  • Jack Tuttle has been a member of numerous bands including the Tall Timber Boys and Fog City Ramblers (bluegrass), the Gryphon Quintet and Front Porch Swing Band (swing), Emerald (Celtic) and the Mayfield String Band (old-time).
  • Jack Tuttle is well known around the San Francisco bay area as a fiddle teacher.
  • 2011, released Introducing the Tuttles album (no label).
  • 2012, Molly won first place at the Merlefest songwriting contest.
  • 2013, released Endless Ocean album (no label).
  • 2016, Molly formed her own band.
  • 2017, Sullivan and A.J. Lee began performing with a Santa-Cruz based band called Blue Summit.