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Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies

Department of Appalachian Studies

Adam Steffey

Adam  Steffey 

Lecturer
Contact:
423-439-7072 /
123C Sam Wilson Hall

Adam Steffey is surely one of the most recorded mandolinists over the past 15 years or more. He is a five time Grammy Winner and has been voted Mandolin Player Of The Year an unprecedented ten times by the International Bluegrass Music Association. He is an adjunct faculty member as a mandolin instructor and has been an instructor at a variety of workshops and camps - including the famed Mandolin Symposium held each year in California.

He has been a member of some very influential acts including Alison Krauss, The Isaacs, and Mountain Heart. Adam is currently a member of The Boxcars (www.theboxcars.com) who were recognized as the 'Emerging Artist Of The Year' in 2011 and have been awarded 'Instrumental Group Of The Year' in 2011, 2012, and 2013 by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

He is also in demand as a session musician having recorded and/or performed with such artists as Alison Krauss, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Clint Black, Vince Gill, Little Big Town, Dolly Parton, The Dixie Chicks, James Taylor, Bill Frisell, Susan Ashton, Rhonda Vincent, Dan Tyminski, Ronnie Bowman, Jim Mills, Dale Ann Bradley, The Lonesome River Band, The Isaacs, Mountain Heart, Jim Mills, The Cox Family, John Bowman, and many, many more.

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