Rob Ickes Interview – 15x IBMA Dobro Player of the Year – “It’s important to push yourself…”

Rob Ickes Interview: Making the leap of faith moving from San Francisco to Nashville, observing the traits of successful studio musicians and using them as a role model for his own success, the “non music” components that have helped him succeed… stories about playing with Vince Gill, Reba McEntire, David Grisman, Mike Auldridge, Jorma Kaukonen, David Lee Roth, Earl Scruggs, Marty Stuart, Trey Hensley, Merle Haggard… overcoming the stigma of being a struggling musician, pushing himself forward, his 33 year relationship with his wife, and more. TOTAL professional and a great guy:

15-time International Bluegrass Music Association Dobro Player of the Year award winner, Rob has released 5 solo albums, 12 LPs with Blue Highway – the contemporary bluegrass band he founded and was a member of for 21 years… 3 LPs with Trey Hensley. He’s also a 2-time Grammy award winner who’s played with Vince Gill, Earl Scruggs, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire, Alison Krauss, Tony Rice, David Grisman, Willie Nelson, David Lee Roth, Dolly Parton, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Johnny Cash, Steve Wariner, Peter Frampton, Tommy Emmanuel, Taj Mahal, David Grisman, Jorma Kaukonen & Hot Tuna, Luther Dickinson, Molly Tuttle, and loads more

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