Kenny Baker, Fiddler Steeped in Bluegrass Style, Dies at 85

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 9:36am
Written by chrisd

Kenny Baker, an influential bluegrass fiddler whose melodic, fluid style became a signature of Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys, with whom he performed and recorded off and on for more than 25 years, died on July 8 in Gallatin, Tenn. He was 85.

Read the NY Time obituary here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/02/arts/music/kenny...