@ Terrapin Crossroads
San Rafael, CA
My musical journey has allowed me to cross paths with so many talented and simply wonderful folks that I'm very proud to call my friends.
Nat Keefe (Hot Buttered Rum)
Molly Tuttle ('17-18 IBMA Guitarist of the Year)
Tyler Blue (Music Promotor)
"I love this kid. He's something special. I'm really proud of the work he did on this album, and I'm honored to have produced it."
"I am so proud of Kyle for making his first CD of mostly original songs & tunes!!! 'Crooked Mandolin' is a great album with lots of excitement & energy. I had a blast playing & singing on a couple of the tracks!"
Kyle would like to personally thank and acknowledge the talented musicians that have influenced his life in music. Topping his list would have to be Chris Thile & the Punch Brothers, David Grisman, Jerry Garcia, Sam Bush, Bill Monroe, Tim O'Brien, Del McCoury, John Hartford, Larry Keel, Peter Rowan, Drew Emmitt, Nickel Creek, Molly Tuttle, Jake Jolliff, Billy Strings, Yonder Mountain String Band, Trampled By Turtles, the Grateful Dead, the Brothers Comatose, Greensky Bluegrass, the Deadly Gentlemen, Old Crow Medicine Show, Hot Buttered Rum, Steep Canyon Rangers, the Infamous Stringdusters, Hot Rize, the Devil Makes Three, Phish, ALO, Cadillac Sky, T Sisters, Sleepy Man, John Mailander, Keith Little, Mike Marshall, Robert Bowden, Frank Solivan, John Cragie, and Chris Henry just to name a few. Thank you all for sharing your gift of music with the world and thank you to all the music lovers out there for all your kind support and love!
Jacob Jolliff (Mandolin Jedi Master)
"You sound so awesome, Kyle Ledson! You're getting better so fast, it's totally freaky to the elderly, such as myself! It was such a pleasure to get to play with you."
Kyle Ledson's 2016 debut EP was recorded in analog at Tiny Telephone in San Francisco. Nat Keefe from Hot Buttered Rum produced the album & Jacob Winik engineered our sound. We had some amazing talent helping out in the studio. Erik Yates, Bryan Horne, Nat Keefe & Zebulon Bowles from Hot Buttered Rum helped back most of the tracks. The T Sisters sang backups on Don't Come to Me and Sleepy Willow. The 2017 & 2018 IBMA flatpicker of the year winner, Molly Tuttle, sang backups and picked some top-notch guitar on Road Signs & Never Loved Me.
Left It All Behind
Kyle Ledson's 2021 sophmore release and full length album recorded at Ancient Waves Studios in Grass Valley, CA and Tiny Telephone Oakland. Nat Keefe from Hot Buttered Rum produced the album and Oz Fritz was our main sound engineer. Recording guest artists include Ben Kaufmann from Yonder Mountain String Band, Dan Lebowitz, Ezra Lipp and Steve Adams from ALO, Erik Yates & Nat Keefe from Hot Buttered Rum, Peter Dominici, & Zebulon Bowles. You can hear the growth and maturity of Kyle's music talent throughout this "jam"-packed album.