This band formed at a session in Point Reyes Station, where the San Andreas Fault meets the sea, thus "The Faultliners."
Sharon Gilchrist (mandolin and vocals) is steeped in traditional Appalachian music delivering these sounds with a distinct spacious, graceful and fiery nuance. Sharon has performed with Darol Anger, Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Quartet, Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands, Uncle Earl, Ger Mandolin Orchestra directed by Mike Marshall, Scott Law, Kathy Kallick Band, Bill Evans, and Donald Rubinstein.
Paul Knight (bass and vocals) is a Grammy nominated bassist with over 20 years of touring and recording with notable bluegrass & Americana artists including Peter Rowan, Jim Lauderdale, Scott Law, Jody Stecher, Kleptograss, Perfect Strangers, David Grisman, Laurie Lewis, Kathy Kallick, and many others.
Jim Nunnally (guitar and vocals) is a member of the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience and John Reischman's Jaybirds. He has been awarded two Grammy certifications, two IBMA awards and is a two time Western Open Flatpicking Champion. Jim has released two instructional DVDs. The Art Of Rhythm Guitar: Strums, and his latest DVD, Walks and Runs, are based on over 25 years of experience teaching at music camps.
Avram Siegel (banjo and vocals) is a greatly respected musician and teacher whose work with pioneering California bluegrass bands Grant Street String Band, Vern Williams, Fog City Ramblers, Kathy Kallick, and True Blue, has influenced countless musicians.
Blaine Sprouse (fiddle and vocals). "If You're Gonna Play In Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)" proclaims Alabama's hit song. So who did the supergroup call upon to fiddle that memorable chart topper? Blaine Sprouse. Called "one of the great fiddlers of our time" by bluegrass legend Bobby Osborne, he learned by playing with the masters: Kenny Baker, The Osborne Brothers, and Jimmy Martin, to name a few.
Studio 55 Marin (View)
1455-A East Francisco Blvd.
San Rafael, CA 94901
|Minimum Age: 3|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|