Year of birth : 1998
Age: 17 years
Citizenship : United StatesFolk rock on steroids
Delivering high- sounding band Mountain Heart has received from critics such fancy epithets as ` acoustic peregruzka`, ` folk rock on steroidah` and` slam grass`. The team and its members individually repeatedly nominated for ` Gremmi` and other prestigious awards.
Mountain Heart appeared in 1998 ,forces Barry Abernathy, Steve Galli, Steffi Adam (Adam Steffey) and Jim Van Cleve (Jim VanCleve). Soon bassist rights group played Johnny Dowdle, and Steffie left the team for the gospel group The Isaacs. Steffy replaced the mandolin, Alan Purdue. At the beginning of 2000 it took place Dowdle, Jason Moore, bassist James King Band. In 2001-m Steffy back, but after a couple years of composition deposited virtuoso guitarist Clay Jones.
Touring across Canada (Canada), Mountain Heart made in the area of Scarborough, Ontario (Scarborough, Ontario), within the framework of the concert series `Bluegrass Sundays Winter`. The same experience was repeated in 2001. In 2005-m children took part in the festival `Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival`. Later, in 2007, a group of newly arrived to Canada, where the festival took place in Ontario `Tottenham Bluegrass Festival`.
His first self-titled album, Mountain Heart presented in 1999, followed by the left plate completely in gospel music genre, `The Journey`,won award `IBMA Award`. In 2001, a contract was signed with the label `Skaggs Family Records`, and soon was born the album ` No Other Way`, nominated for `IBMA Award` in the category ` Album goda`.
May 11, 2004 the first album `Force Of Nature` was presented. The latest release Mountain Heart on the label `Skaggs Family Records` was the work of 2005 ,dubbed `Wide Open`. The album marked the beginning of a shift in stylistic American folk and country.
To achieve star status, positive ratings from critics and good sales Mountain Heart album largely helped Mark Bright (Mark Bright), who worked with Carrie Underwood (Carrie Underwood), winner of the `American Idol`, and kantri-group Rascal Flatts and BlackHawk.
In December 2006, Mountain Heart today announced the departure of lead singer Steve Galli. In January 2007, the group debuted Josh Schilling, during a speech broadcast in `Grand Ole Opry` in Nashville, Tennessee (Nashville, TN). He became the new lead singer.In September of the same year, Clay Jones was replaced by the owner of ` Gremmi`, Clay Hess (Clay Hess). In December, a new mandolin became Aaron Ramsey, speaking for the first time as part of Mountain Heart in transferring `Grand Ole Opry`. Contact reshuffle took place in January 2009, when he returned and went Hess Jones, back in the group The Ark in Ann Arbor ,Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI).
Ever since 2001, the boys worked with the label `Skaggs Family Records`, but commercial success came with cooperation with the record company ` Rural Rhythm Records` from Los Angeles, California (Los Angeles, CA). On `Rural Rhythm Records` band released only one album ,` The Road That Never Ends`,which was produced by Jim Van Cleve. The album became one of the most sold in the Mountain Heart diskograii.
In 2010, Mountain Heart decided to open his own label, `MH Music Group`, where on October 12 the same year released the album ` That Just Happened`. The recording was attended by John Cowan ,known by the New Grass Revival groups and Doobie Brothers; legendary session drummer Eddie Beyers (Eddie Bayers) and Bryan Sutton (Bryan Sutton), skillfully playing on an acoustic guitar. Release `That Just Happened` received rave reviews from critics.
In January 2012, the new member of Mountain Heart Seth Taylor became (Seth Taylor), 18-year-old gifted guitarist who has won many awards and divided the stage with artists such as Charlie Daniels (Charlie Daniels) and Brad Paisley (Brad Paisley). Being the second week in a group, Taylor received a unique opportunity to two nights in a row to share the stage with his idol, Tony Rice (Tony Rice),when Mountain Heart played in Georgia (Georgia).
Barry Abernathy left the team in November 2014 to spend more time with his family. In the group there was Jeff Partin, who began to be responsible for the guitar, good, bass, vocals, and virtually all the instruments except the violin.
Jason Moore claimed the honorary title ` Bassist goda` in 2004 ,2005 and 2006.
Aaron Ramsey has received `IBMA Award` in the category ` goda` album in 2006, for his involvement in the album `Celebration of Life`, recorded on blagotoritelnom festival ` Musicians Against Childhood Cancer`.
As a member of Mountain Heart, Adam Steffy received the title of ` mandolin goda` five consecutive years in 2002-2006. As a member of Alison Krauss & Union Station, Steffi has repeatedly claimed to be `CMA Award`,` ACM Award` and ` Gremmi`.
Jim Van Cleve Gremmi` won ` ` for Best Country albom` in 2004, due to his involvement in the record tribute album `Livin`, Lovin`, Losin`: Songs of the Louvin Brothers` country duo The Louvin Brothers.He was nominated for another award ` Gremmi`, in the category ` Best Instrumental Country performans` for the track with his solo album ` No Apologies`.
`No Apologies`, with a record that helps all participants Mountain Heart, also was nominated in the category ` Instrumental Recording goda` in 2007. The album won `Indie Acoustic Awards` as` Best Album goda`. Van Cleave also claimed `IBMA Award` in the category ` Fiddler goda` in 2007. He earned `IBMA Award` in the category ` goda` album in 2006, as being involved in the recording of the album `Celebration of Life`.
As of the 2014 th ,Mountain Heart line are Jason Moore, Seth Taylor, Jim Van Cleve, Josh Schilling, Aaron Ramsey and Jeff Partin.
In recent years, the popularity of the group increased significantly, including through the participation of Mountain Heart in PBS American television program service