Tom Gray

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Tom Gray
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Tom Gray teaching at the DC Bass Strummit in McLean, VA.
Background information
Born (1941-02-01) February 1, 1941 (age 76)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Bluegrass music
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass
Associated acts The Country Gentlemen, The Seldom Scene

Tom Gray (born February 1, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois) is a bluegrass musician widely considered one of the best bass players in the genre.[1] He is probably best known for his bass playing with The Country Gentlemen and The Seldom Scene. In 1996, as a member of The Country Gentlemen, he was inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor.[2]

Discography[edit]

As a member of The Country Gentlemen[edit]

As a member of The Seldom Scene[edit]

Also appears on[edit]

  • 1968: Emerson and Waldron - New Shades of Grass (Rebel)
  • 1972: Mike Auldridge - Dobro (Takoma)
  • 1973: Jim Eanes and the New World Bluegrass Band - The New World Of Bluegrass (Folly)
  • 1974: Mike Auldridge - Blues And Blue Grass (Takoma)
  • 1974: Charlie Cline - Country Dobro (Adelphi)
  • 1974: The Country Grass - Livin' Free (Rebel)
  • 1975: Bill Clifton - Going Back To Dixie (Bear Family)
  • 1975: Mike O'Roark and the Free Born Men - Pickin' With Feelin' (King Bluegrass)
  • 1975: Tony Rice - California Autumn (Rebel)
  • 1975: Ricky Skaggs - That's It (Rebel)
  • 1976: Bill Keith - Something Auld, Something Newgrass, Something Borrowed, Something Bluegrass (Rounder)
  • 1976: Bill Clifton And Red Rector - Another Happy Day (County)
  • 1977: Jimmy Arnold - Guitar (Rebel)
  • 1977: Bryan Bowers - The View From Home (Flying Fish)
  • 1977: Jaime Brockett - North Mountain Velvet (Adelphi)
  • 1978: Jerry Stuart and the Green Valley Ramblers- Rocky Run (County)
  • 1978: Fred Geiger - Fred Geiger (Ridge Runner)
  • 1980: Bryan Bowers - Home, Home On The Road (Flying Fish)
  • 1980: The Ladies Choice Bluegrass Band - First Choice (Boot)
  • 1980: Peter Rowan - Medicine Trail (Flying Fish)
  • 1980: John Starling - Long Time Gone (Sugar Hill)
  • 1982: Mike Auldridge - Eight String Swing (Sugar Hill)
  • 1983: John McCutcheon - Howjadoo (Rounder)
  • 1983: Phil Rosenthal - A Matter of Time (Sierra Records)
  • 1988: Paul Adkins and the Borderline Band - Lay It On The Line (Old Homestead)
  • 1989: Bill Emerson and Pete Goble - Dixie In My Eye (Webco)
  • 2007: John Starling and Carolina Star - Slidin' Home's (Rebel)

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