Barry Bales


Barry Turner Bales (given birth to August 23, 1969 in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA) may be the American very long time bass participant and tranquility vocalist for Alison Krauss and Union Place. He has been around the band for about 25 years. He provides won a complete of 14 Grammy Honours. The 2012 Grammy was honored as an associate from the Union Train station band in writing Airplane.


Bales was raised in Colonial Heights, Tennessee, beyond Kingsport, Tennessee and attended Sullivan South SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Tennessee). Early recollections of music consist of hearing the information of Expenses Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, Bob Wills, Buck Owens and Hank Thompson from his father's intensive collection. He began experimenting with different instruments at age 10, you start with acoustic guitar. By age group 15, Bales got discovered the bass and was playing regionally in a variety of groups. Bales went to East Tennessee Condition University, taking part in the Bluegrass, Aged Time, and Nation Music plan, as did potential Union Station associates Tim Stafford and Adam Steffey.Over time, Bales is becoming perhaps one of the most in-demand session music artists in acoustic music. He provides documented and performed with such performers as Reba McEntire, Susan Ashton, Merle Haggard, Ronnie Bowman, the Cox family members, Vince Gill, Dolly Parton, Dan Tyminski, Patty Loveless and the like.He currently resides in Greene State, Tennessee along with his wife Aliceson (née Osborn) and their young kid.