From: TX, United States
Genre: Country, Bluegrass, Americana
A native of the farming and coal mining country of western Kentucky, Alan Tompkins grew up steeped in the sounds of classic country, gospel, and bluegrass music. Like many others, he first sang in the country church he attended as a child. His mother, an accomplished singer, piano player, and piano teacher, encouraged him to play piano by giving him lessons for a few years. But as soon as he got his hands on an old Kalamazoo electric bass, the piano lessons were over!
Alan played and sang with several…