Bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent sign with Rounder
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
– New bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent signed with Rounder Records. Jamie Dailey, former lead singer and guitarist for Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and Darrin Vincent, who most recently was guitar and mandolin player and harmony vocalist with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, comprise the group.
Dailey & Vincent will release their self-titled debut, featuring high-energy traditional bluegrass and gospel songs, in January 2008.
During Dailey's 9-year tenure with Lawson, the band earned 13 IBMA Awards, including Vocal Group of the Year from 2001-2007. As a member of Ricky Skaggs' Kentucky Thunder band for 10 years, Vincent earned 5 Grammys and 8 IBMA Awards for Instrumental Group of the Year. He also is the brother of Rhonda Vincent.
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