AL Lester

Born: 1/8/1932 Bishop, VA

Died: 5/14/1991

Lived in Muscle Shoals, AL

His work spans recordings by The Dixie Gentlemen, Boz Scaggs, Liza Minelli, Mac Davis, Gerry Goffen, Wilson Pickett, Willie Nelson, Sailcat and others, and includes performances in country, jazz, bluegrass, gospel, blues and pop styles. He won state fiddle championships in Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Oregon, He has played with Jim Reeves, Hawkshaw Hawkins, Bill Monroe, Mac Wiseman, and Cowboy Copas. For many years he repaired fiddles for artists such as Vassar Clements, Red Taylor, Wayne Jerrolds and Kenny Baker. He developed and produced a self-taught fiddle course and for ten years worked with the State of Alabama Counsel of Arts and Humanities as an authority on the origins of American music and folklore.

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

 

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