This trio is playing Wintergrass 2009 in a rare performance. The reason they don’t play many shows would be that they are kept busy with their “day jobs”. Dobro player Rob Ickes tours with Blue Highway, fiddle and mandolinist Andy Leftwitch tours with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder and bassist Dave Pomeroy is busy with his work playing sessions in Nashville. The trio has one cd titled Three Ring Circle showcasing their instrumental skills.
Rob is a 7 time IBMA Dobro Player of the Year with 4 solo albums to his credit and a founding member of Blue Highway and plays on all of their releases. Rob also played on the Grammy Award winning “Great Dobro Sessions” He also spend time when not on the road playing sessions for a variety of artists including Patty Loveless, Earl Scruggs and Alison Krauss.
Andy has a Grammy Award for his playing on Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunders album “History of The Future” Andy has one solo CD “Ride”. Andy is also an IBMA winner with the other members of Kentucky Thunder in the Instrumental Group of the Year category.
Dave has played on over 400 albums and six Grammy winning CDs with artists such as Emmylou Harris, The Chieftains, Elton John, Earl Scruggs and Alison Krauss. He has performed live with dozens of major artists including Duane Eddy, John Fogerty, Steve Winwood, and Mose Allison. He has been voted “Studio Musician of The Year” and “Bassist of The Year” at the Nashville Music Awards. He has released 7 albums on Earwave Records, including his solo CDs “Basses Loaded” and “Tomorrow Never Knows.”
Rob Ickes-Dobro, Andy Leftwich- mandolin,fiddle, Dave Pomeroy-bass