Brett Bass and Melted Plectrum
The founder and flat picking front man of Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, Brett Bass is shedding his outlaw skin to bring his powerful guitar and songwriting to the forefront of American bluegrass. Through the course of his 10 year bluegrass career, Brett took 1st prize at the 2015 RockyGrass flat pick guitar contest, has shared the stage with Grammy winners The Del McCoury Band, Jim Lauderdale, and Steep Canyon Rangers, as well as Jam Grass pioneers like Yonder Mountain String Band, Larry Keel , Leftover Salmon and Billy Strings. He also had the honor of filling the guitar role several times with The Travelin’ McCourys, and has taught guitar workshops with Chris Luquette, Jon Stickley, Larry Keel, Jeff Autry and more.
Melted Plectrum is the ace band of pickers Brett has assembled across Florida to deliver his music with the dexterity, drive and authenticity required. They are Benny McDowell on Banjo, Joey Lazio on Mandolin and Rex Putnam on Upright Bass.