Gloria Brayshaw - Upright Bass, vocals
A true lover of music Gloria plays numerous instruments, is a singer/songwriter, clog dances, and teaches and gives workshops on Stand Up Bass. Originally from San Antonio, Gloria’s home base is Austin where she hires out as Bass and singer/songwriter.
As a member of the Central Texas Bluegrass Association she spent some time on the board and was Secretary. Currently a member of the popular Piney Grove Ramblers, Gloria enjoys the traditional bluegrass sounds and arrangements of this group lead by Wayne Brooks with Jim Shaffer, Wes Green and Eddie Collins.
Since discovering Bluegrass back when Del McCoury had black hair and 2 little boys, Gloria has been exploring the boundaries of Stand Up Bass for any genre of music she is called on to play.
She spent many years in the Mountain Magic String Band in the Northwest opening for the likes of Berline, Crary & Hickman, Bluegrass Etc, Loose Ties and includes winning a band contest that gave them David Grisman for the evening show.