Appalachian music historian, writer, musician and broadcaster. Play in an old-time music band featuring Appalachian and string band music. Hosted a local old-time music radio program (working on getting that program back on the air) featuring Appalachian music and history. Teach old-time music classes for OLLI at UC. Had an opportunity to host an Appalachian music program at Appalshop in Whitesburg Ky as part of Seedtime music festival. Advocate for music as a main pillar of strength of Appalachian culture.