Bruce Hornsby is a piano player and singer-songwriter from Williamsburg, Virginia. His music covers a wide variety of genres and musical styles surrounding folk, jazz and rock, building a broad avenue for his explorations, artistic creativity and spontaneity. Since the beginning of his career in 1974, Hornsby has proven to be a prolific singer-songwriter, and is very well respected as a crafty, improvisational live performer. In addition to numerous associations with other respected musicians, including the Grateful Dead, Eric Clapton, Ricky Scaggs and Bob Dylan, his solo career has experienced high critical acclaim and has been extremely well received among audiences of various tastes. He has been on the receiving end of various Grammy Awards covering a range of categories and genres.