ROSCOE MORGAN, JR., born in Mt. Vernon, KY in 1965, is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer with 5 solo projects to his credit and numerous guest/band recordings. From sitting in with Earl Taylor at the legendary Aunt Maudie's Bluegrass Club as a child in Cincinnati, to "first call" status as a fill-in musician, to building a successful full-time music instruction and performance business in Alcoa, TN, Roscoe has emerged as an acoustic music force in our generation, as well as being an accomplished rock-n-roll/metal guitarist. Roscoe has shared the stage with such notables as Dale Ann Bradley Band, Marty Raybon and Full Circle, James King Band, Wildfire, Elmer Burchett, Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show, Po' Ramblin' Boys, Alex Leach Band, Dave Evans and River Bend, Pine Mountain Railroad, John Reischman, Valerie Smith, Ralph Stanley II, David Peterson and 1946 and even Bill Monroe! He presently plays mandolin and sings tenor/lead with Clearview, a long-standing middle Tennessee band based out of Hilham, TN.
Roscoe is a noted songwriter, powerful tenor vocalist and nationally known mandolin instructor, having taught classes and seminars at the 2003, 2004 and 2005 Steve Kaufman "Kaufman Mando Kamps" alongside greats such as Alan Bibey, Jens Kruger, John Reischman, Roland White, Emory Lester, Butch Baldassari, Carlo Aonzo and John Moore, to name a few. Roscoe and his music also appears in Bell Witch (The Movie). His song "Aunt Birdie's Wingback Chevrolet" has become a Blue Grass standard.
Roscoe currently resides outside Maryville, TN with his wife Missy, daughter Bethany, and pets Peach (a beagle) and Sylvie the Cat. He has a son, Roscoe Matthew, and a grandson, Raiden. Roscoe's hobbies include record collecting, chili, vintage stereo gear, reading, distance walking and Christian theology.