ROSIE DAVIS (vocals, bass, banjo, autoharp) from a musical Liverpool family, has won the British Bluegrass Association’s Vocalist award, and is widely known to folk audiences for her work with Sisters Unlimited, and to folk festival goers for her entertaining “flatfoot” dancing and workshops, as well as square-dance calling. Rosie is also a fine song-writer, creating words and music with a strong traditional feel.
JOE LOCKER (vocals, banjo, guitar) from New York, learned folk music from his mother, and banjo-picking from his younger brother, then developed his skills at the famed Washington Square Park Sunday sessions in Greenwich Village. Since residing in Britain, he has played mostly with Tom Paley in the New Deal String Band, and has also appeared in concert and on record with many top American and British folk artists.
BOB WINQUIST (fiddle, harmonies) from Vancouver Island, is Britain’s master country-bluegrass fiddler. Known to audiences for his work with top UK bluegrass band A Band Like Alice, he is also a founder and organizer of the annual London Fiddle Convention at Cecil Sharp House, which has been running since 1992. When not playing folk music or jazz, Bob’s “day job” is freelance classical viola playing