It started with some acoustic experimentation and such. Kevin Hull
was pimp'n it all on the mandolin, Kyle Husmann was expanding his
mad virtuoso violin skillz to bluegrass fiddling, and Danny Akin was
lay'n down the blackbone with his funky bass stylings for both of
them, just neither at the same time. The three all finally got together
at Kevin's to jam, and there was born the Sketchbook Trio.
Mando+Violin+Bass=a good start, but when it was apparent that a
permanent guitarist would be required (Such notable musicians as