Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. He plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones and spoons.
In addition to making numerous critically acclaimed recordings, Holt is host of popular television programs including the PBS series David Holt’s State of Music, Folkways, and Riverwalk Jazz for Public Radio International. He was featured in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou, and performed with Doc Watson for fourteen years, which he calls a highlight of his career. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient.
“The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue
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