Robert Bowlin

(fiddle - 1/1993-1996)
Photo courtesy of Jim Peva. Click for full version.

As a Blue Grass Boy: Robert Bowlin was the last fiddler to join the Blue Grass Boys. He plays on the recording of "Boston Boy" that closes the boxed set "Music of Bill Monroe, 1936-1994"

Recording Sessions: 11/14/1993, 1/9/1994, 5/22/1994

Before and After: A multi-instrumentalist, Bowlin won the 1979 National Guitar Championship. He has created audio lessons in twin guitar and twin mandolin playing for Musicians' Workshop, and has recorded as a sideman with many bluegrass and country artists. He has been a member of the Osborne Brothers' and Kathy Mattea's bands, and currently plays lead guitar and fiddle with the group Shady Mix.

Links: Shady Mix, Robert Bowlin's current band