In 2008, Emmylou Harris hand-picked a band which included Phil Madeira, Chris Donohue, and Bryan Owings. After several changes in the guitar position, Will Kimbrough joined the group in 2010.
These dedicated friends have done many recordings together for other artists, and finally in 2017 wrapped up recording on their debut record which will be released in 2018.
The resume of who they've recorded and or played with individually and as a group is remarkable:
Emmylou Harris, John Scofield, Tony Joe White, Willie Nelson, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Colvin, Keb' Mo', Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Chris Hillman, The McGarrigles, The McCrary Sisters, Lee Ann Womack, Leeane Rimes, The Civil Wars, The Wood Bros, Mumford & Sons, Sam Bush, Matraca Berg, Birds Of Chicago, Over The Rhine, Allison Moorer, Steve Earle, Teddy Thompson, Ollabelle, Amy Helm, Buddy Miller, Iris Dement, Robert Plant, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews, Allen Toussaint, Daniel Lanois, The North Mississippi Allstars, Amy Stroup, Matthew Perryman Jones, Sugar and the Hi Lows, and more to be updated.