- From Danville, Virginia.
- A guitarist and songwriter, he is married to singer Jeannette Williams and performs with her band.
- His songs have been recorded by Rambler’s Choice, New Classic Grass, Larry Stephenson, Special Consensus, Mark Newton and other artists.
- 1998, 1999, won the Chris Austin songwriting contest at MerleFest.
- 2006, joined Big Country Bluegrass
- 2014, released solo project Going My Way (Mountain Roads).
- 2022, formed “Shelton and Williams” with guitarist Jay Shelton and wife Jeannette Williams. Released an album “So Much Time, So Much Love” (Grass Tank)