Travis County Pickin'
AUSTIN, TEXAS - The music scene in and around Austin, Texas is incredibly vibrant. For those
of you who aren't familiar with Texas geography, Austin is located in east central Texas and is the
county seat of Travis County and the state capital as well. On any given night you can hear so much
world class music that it's impossible to take it all in. The Austin country and roots music scene
is particularly strong with an unusually high ratio of hot pickers per square mile. And it's this
tremendous depth of musical talent that makes Travis County Pickin' such a fun project. It's a
splendid showcase for these great Austin pickers, a sincere tribute to country guitar ''greats'' of
the past and an exemplary celebration of the wonderful variety of country guitar styles. And if that
isn't enough, it's a great way to hear a number of players who will undoubtedly be influencing the
future musical direction of country guitar.