Description of Minstrel Of The Lord by Buddy Greene
Buddy Greenes 1996 studio recording Minstrel Of The Lord is his first since the 1991 Gospel Music Association Dove Award-winning Country Album Of The Year Sojourners Song.Buddy assembled a stellar cast of Nashvilles most renowned acoustic players and entrusted the producing chore to multi-Grammy Award winning Jerry Douglas, the worlds premiere dobro virtuoso. The band included super-pickers Don Potter and Russ Barenbeg, brilliant bassists Craig Nelson and Danny OLannerghty, The Tony Rice Units extraordinary mandolin / fiddle player Ricky Simpkins and fabled drummer Kenny Malone. John Darnall arranged, produced and performed on several tunes. The singers are equally as special: magnificent, intimate beauty from Kelly Willard, the powerful street edge of Ashley Cleveland, the infectious impact of Julie Miller, the familiar, haunting beauty of the Whites Sharon Skaggs and Cheryl White, and the down-home authenticity of The Nashville Bluegrass Bands Alan OBryant.They beautifully compliment Buddy Greenes compelling vocals. The project was engineered by the Grammy Award winning engineer of major projects including Mark OConnor, Allison Krause and Doc Watson, Bill VornDick.
Buddy Greene is a song writer of rare insight and an artist with great talent, musicallity and integrity. Minstrel Of The Lord is a landmark achievement for one of musics most beloved artist...to the Glory of God.