Bluegrass; Pinecastle Records — STREAM / BUY album
A seasoned musician, Hale got his big start at age 11 performing at the Grand Ole Opry as a guest of Bill Monroe. Playing and touring professionally began in the early eighties when he was a part of Livewire, then backing up the likes of J.D. Crowe, among others. He has an extensive recording resume, perhaps none bigger than featured musician on two Dolly Parton albums in the 00s. He is equally at home on mandolin, guitar, banjo or just about anything with strings, and plays a variety of styles ranging from country to bluegrass to rock & roll.