The Peter Rowan Walls of Time consists of outstanding musicians with over 100 years of combined recording and performance experience. Joining guitarist Peter Rowan are David Grier, Chris Henry, David Mansfield III, Mike Bub and Larry Atamanuik. The ensemble has graced the stages of numerous festivals domestically and abroad, entertaining audiences with original and traditional songs executed in vibrant harmony.
In April 2013 Peter Rowan released The Old School, a magnificent blending of old school sounds and players (Del McCoury, Jesse McReynolds, Bobby Osborne and Buddy Picher) with some of the bright young talent such as Chris Henry, Ronnie & Robbie McCoury performing memorable new songs such as “Doc Watson Morning”, “Drop The Bone” and “Keepin’ It Between The Lines (Old School)”. The Old School followed the group’s debut album for Nashville’s Compass Records- Legacy; the recording, featuring traditional and original compositions, was produced by Compass owner/recording artist Alison Brown and includes Ricky Skaggs, Gillian Welch, David Rawlings and Del McCoury. Legacy received a Grammy nomination in 2010. Rebel Records was the home for Peter’s next bluegrass masterpiece, Carter Stanley’s Eyes, and 2022 saw Peter’s second Rebel release, featuring members of the latest incarnation of the Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band.
Peter Rowan – Guitar, Vocals
GRAMMY-award winner and six-time GRAMMY nominee, Peter Rowan is a bluegrass singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, Peter’s stint in Old & In the Way with Jerry Garcia and his subsequent breakout as both a solo performer and bandleader, Rowan has built a devoted, international fan base through his continuous stream of original recordings, collaborative projects, and constant touring.
Chris Henry- Mandolin, Vocals
Chris Henry, son of bluegrass musicians Red and Murphy Henry, grew up around the old school
sound. After intense study in his formative years, the International Bluegrass Music Association,
referring to his mandolin picking, has called him "the premiere Monroe stylist of his generation."
Moving to Nashville about ten years ago, Chris was fortunate to develop his singing with great
performers like Shawn Camp and Verlon Thompson among many others. He received an IBMA
nomination for Song of the Year in 2011 for writing "Walking West to Memphis." Chris also
enjoys working as a musical educator, teaching workshops at colleges and camps across the
country as well as giving private lessons, and producing recordings from his studio in Nashville.
David Mansfield 111-Fiddle
Originally from Martin Tn. but living in Nashville since 2005, David has been playing music from the age of 4 and has had the privilege of playing with some of music’s finest including Larry Cordle and Carl Jackson and Val Storey, Teea Goans, Curtis Burch and many other country and bluegrass greats. The last 10 years he has made a name for himself as a sideman playing fiddle in the studio and live concerts, notably as the house fiddle player for the World Famous Station inn.
David Grier- Guitar
David Grier’s father, Lamar Grier, was a member of “Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys” in the mid-1960s. Throughout his childhood, David spent hours listening to Monroe as well as many other prominent pioneers of Bluegrass music. David Grier quickly found a strong passion for guitar and began to develop what is now his own world-renowned distinctive style. In 1985, David Grier moved to Nashville, TN and began touring and recording with established acts such as “The Country Gazette” and International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Hall of Famer, Doug Dillard. After winning three IBMA Guitar Player of the Year awards in 1996, David became a hero of the contemporary acoustic music scene when he collaborated with former members of the David Grisman Quintet, Darol Anger, Mike Marshall and Todd Phillips. In 2000, David was recognized by Acoustic Guitar Magazine as one of the “Artists of the Decade” and his solo album "I've Got the House to Myself" was included in the "100 Essential Acoustic Guitar Recordings of All Time."
Mike Bub- Acoustic Bass
Mike Bub spent thirteen years playing bass as a member of the Del McCoury Band, winning multiple awards including a Grammy in 2005. Since exiting the McCoury group Bub has worked with Dale Ann Bradley, Shawn Camp, Vince Gill, Ashley Monroe, the Peter Rowan & Tony Rice Quartet, and Chris Scruggs.
Larry Atamanuik- Drums
Canadian-American drummer/percussionist, Larry and Peter were both in Seatrain. Larry has also performed with Alison Krauss & Union Station, The Nash Ramblers, The Hawks, Crowbar and Emmy Lou Harris, to name only a few.
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