Witcher Brothers, The


  • From Granada Hills, California.
  • Formed in 1985 by Dennis Witcher (mandolin) and his son Gabe (fiddle), who was only six years old at the time. Gabe’s younger brother Michael joined later, playing Dobro™.
  • Dennis worked in the aerospace industry.
  • Gabe became an accomplished session musician in Hollywood. He performed on several movie soundtracks including Brokeback Mountain and Toy Story. He later became a member of The Laurel Canyon Ramblers, The Jerry Douglas Band, Eve 6 (a rock band), the Dave Rawlings Machine and the Punch Brothers.
  • Michael went on to play Dobro™ with Peter Rowan, Laurie Lewis, Missy Raines, Chris Jones and others. He also teaches and does session work.