By J Poet
Guitarist and singer Tony Rice is one of the top flatpickers in bluegrass, known for his clear ringing tone, impeccable timing and imaginative lead lines. He’s also a first-class rhythm guitarist and the sideman of choice for a legion of A-list bandleaders including David Grisman, J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson, Peter Rowan and the late Jerry Garcia, to name just a few. Since the mid-1990s, Rice has experienced on-going vocal problems and focuses more on his renowned guitar prowess than his singing.
Rice was born in Danville, Virginia in 1951, but grew up in Los... Read More