b. 5 Might 1955, Columbus, Indiana, USA. Inspired by his dad, Carlton Duncan, who was simply a part-time musician, Duncan performed lap steel electric guitar at age seven, quickly developing right into a competent and dedicated participant. He also discovered to play acoustic guitar and was after that influenced by hearing Earl Scruggs’ documenting of ‘Foggy Hill Break down’ to consider up the banjo. Just a little later on, he started playing piano and, right now an all-round musician, and 14 yrs . old, he got an interest within the presently dominant rock picture. He played in a number of rock rings, but taken care of his fascination with nation. It was after that that he noticed Kenny Baker and Vassar Clements and quickly considered the fiddle. Since that time he has specific in the violin, but additionally is constantly on the play other tools. His repertoire, while varying through many regions of nation, discovers him at his happiest when playing bluegrass. With this type he has used Longview, Rock Region and Lonesome Regular Time. Duncan got a spell like a studio room musician in Cincinnati after that spent some twenty years like a Nashville program musician, Duncan offers played with several artists, mainly nation music titles as may be anticipated. They consist of Kenny Chesney, the Chieftains, John Denver, Vince Gill, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Josh Graves, Merle Haggard, Trust Hill, Waylon Jennings, Jim And Jesse, George Jones, the Kendalls, Tag Knopfler, Doyle Lawson, Patty Loveless, Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Expenses Monroe, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Music group, the Oak Ridge Young boys, the Osborne Brothers, Dolly Parton, Hank Snow, the Statler Brothers, George Strait, Randy Travis, Shania Twain and Tammy Wynette. Among Duncan’s compositions from his single recordings are ‘Under A Lonesome Moon’ (with Jerry Salley), ‘Jesus Constructed The Bridge To Heaven’ (with Kevin Grantt), ‘Hill Hornpipe’, ‘Angel’s Lullaby’ and ‘Lonesome Ridge’. He also made up ‘Gallatin Street’ along with his early idol, Scruggs, and documented with him a edition of this same inspirational melody, ‘Foggy Mountain Break down’, which earned a 2001 Grammy Honor as Best Nation Instrumental. Among Duncan’s additional honours are multiple wins as SPGMA Fiddler Of THE ENTIRE YEAR, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Honours for Music Of THE ENTIRE YEAR, as well as the IBMA Documented Event Of THE ENTIRE YEAR. He in addition has received the SPGMA Recording Of THE ENTIRE YEAR.