Billy Parker is one of Phoenix's most diverse and talented musicians and we are very grateful when he is available to sit in with Scattered grass. A freelance artist, he is adept at several different styles of music including Bluegrass, Western Swing, Jazz, Celtic, and Americana and moves fluidly across genres with exceptional technical skill and unmitigated creativity. With nearly 40 years of experience under his belt, Parker brings passion and style to every project he is a part of. He has played next to music legends like Bill Monroe, Faron Young, David Grisman, and Nils Lofgren and has worked the local circuit extensively with over 40 releases throughout his career in Montana, Oregon, and Arizona. As a former member of Southern California Bluegrass band Lost Highway as well as a number of other bands within the Celtic, Western Swing, and Americana scenes, Parker has traveled extensively, playing festivals throughout the United States.