Now in their third decade of band life, the Zen Tricksters have shared the stage with the David Grisman Quintet
, Suzanne Vega, the Jefferson Star- ship and a host of others.
Fiddler Darol Anger popped out of that box a long time ago, playing with the Turtle Island String Quartet, Fiddlers 4, Psychograss, Newgrange, Montreux and the David Grisman Quintet
Craven, known for his work with the David Grisman Quintet
, "can play anything, a paper cup, a plate," Jacobs-Strain said.
Crowe's New South, which included Ricky Skaggs and Jerry Douglas, and then left that outfit to help form the David Grisman Quintet
Phillips was an original member of the David Grisman Quintet
and has played and recorded with the Good Ol' Persons, the Bluegrass Album Band, the Tony Rice Unit and Psychograss.
He earned his wings as a member of the David Grisman Quintet
, and when he's not playing with that group, he performs as a soloist or with his trio.
A veteran of the David Grisman Quintet
and a founding member of the Turtle Island String Quartet, he has pioneered the jazz-hued `newgrass' genre and tried many other cross-genre blends.
Headliners include the Yonder Mountain String Band, David Grisman Quintet
, Hot Rize and Hanuman ($100, Fastixx).