Nashville local Michael Barnett continues to be immersed in bluegrass and nation music since picking right up the fiddle at age four. His youngsters was spent learning his art at fiddle camps and workshops where he was subjected to a variety of designs and affects. After documenting his first recording at age 14, the youthful Barnett met famous mandolinist Jesse McReynolds and quickly discovered himself touring along with his bluegrass clothing the Virginia Young boys and playing frequently in the Grand Ole Opry. When Barnett later on relocated to Massachusetts to wait Berklee, he continuing to increase his artwork through collaborations with Boston mandolinist Joe Walsh, folksinger Jonathan Edwards, and intensifying New Britain bluegrass act North Lamps. While touring with important banjo participant Tony Trischka, he fulfilled Crooked Still member Greg Liszt, and both shaped the Americana music group the Deadly Gentlemen, who continued to record a set of albums for Rounder Information. It was an effective and rewarding collaboration for Barnett, though he ultimately decided to continue his solo profession, leaving the music group in 2014 and liberating One Song Love later on that year.