Bryan Sutton is an American musician known for his flatpicked acoustic guitar playing. Bryan Sutton plays many instruments like mandolin, Banjo and Electric Guitar, but he’s more considered as an Acoustic Guitar player. Bryan Sutton has toured with the likes of “Dixie Chicks”, “Sam bush”, Tony Rice etc. In 2007, he toured with Chris Thile & How to grow a band, which he was a replacement for Chris Eldridge who was on a tour with “Infamous Stringdusters. Bryan Sutton first started off by being a part of the Blue Grass Band Kentucky Thunder which he later left to concentrate on session work. Bryan Sutton became a first-call Nashville session player due to his fluency in multiple music styles.
Sutton grew up near Ashville, North Carolina watching his father and grandfather play the musical instruments. His father was a Rhythm guitar player and could also play the banjo. Bryan Sutton father presented him a plastic guitar when he was 3 years old and he would strum the guitar while his father was practising with his band in their living room. His father was a big influence on him during his younger days. When Bryan Sutton was 8 years old, he used to sit with his father to learn the guitar and later his family formed a small band
Bryan Sutton used to play with his family band during his High school days and went on to extend his musical interests to learning Jazz guitars and playing electric guitar. He later began playing as a studio musician in gospel music. Bryan Sutton also performs regularly with a 1940 Martin D-28. Although presently Bryan Sutton’s busy working with the Kentucky Thunder, he’s still keeps touch with his sessions work since he plans to keep this as his base for the future.