Kenny Kosek is one of America's finest fiddlers. He has played and recorded with numerous bluegrass and new acoustic bands, including Country Cooking, Breakfast Special, Bill Keith and Tony Trischka. In addition, he has worked with artists as diverse as Laurie Anderson, Steve Goodman, John Denver, James Taylor, Jerry Garcia, Loudon Wainwright III and The New Blue Velvet Band. Kenny has played in several Broadway musicals, including "Big River," "Foxfire" and "The Robber Bridegroom," and is the author of the book "Bluegrass Fiddle Styles" (Oak Publications). His solo CD, "Angelwood," is on Rounder Records.
Look for a new CD "Ragged But Right" as well as the reissue of "Almost Acoustic" - live recordings by the Jerry Garcia Band featuring Kenny. Culled from concerts at the Wiltern Theater in LA, the Warfield Theater in San Francisco and the legendary "Jerry on Broadway" at the Lunt-Fontaine. Available via Dead.net.
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