Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk

Phil Salazar fiddle, vocals; Mike Mullins guitar, mandolin, vocals;

Tom Corbett mandolin, guitar, vocals; Bill Knopf banjo, vocals;

Charl Ann Gastineau fiddle, vocals; Rick Borella bass.

Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk, formerly known as The Phil Salazar Band, have been playing together since 1983. They have recorded two albums, one for Phil’s label Filzar Records, and one for the label Flying Fish Records.

They play in the style of Bluegrass, but draw from a wealth of genres including, Bluegrass, Folk, traditional American, Irish, Jazz, Country, and Cowboy. The show is full of humor, good times and music.


Song Samples (click speaker icon)

Alabama Jubilee
Ballad of St Anne's Reel
In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
John Hardy
Lady Be Good
Lonesome Joe
Rearview Mirror
Rhode Island Bride
Swing to Bop
Wild Rose of the Mountain


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What They Say    
Bluegrass Unlimited
"Excellent Stuff."
"Dazzling California Bluegrass."

This review is from                               The Phil Salazar Band (Audio CD)
"Nice pleasant easy to listen to bluegrass. My dad LOVES traditional bluegrass and I enjoy the "Progressive Bluegrass" but we both enjoy this Music. Sometimes I have it in my car and just listen to it over and over… "


Marie Poll, Los Angeles folk concert promoter
"One of the most dazzling electrifying bluegrass bands…           [The Phil Salazar Band] They play with roof-raising precision and wonderful good humor."

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