KEEPING MUSIC LIVE IN LLANO!
Local star of stars, this is his third
appearance at Heritage Festival! He always has a great show
and will kick off the music festival for
brought home his second Grammy Award in 2000 for his featured
work with Asleep at the Wheel. Floyd Domino has recorded and
Merle Haggard, George Strait, The Texas Playboys, Waylon Jennings,
jazzguitarist Herb Ellis, Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison, Monte Warden,
Don Walserand others.His boogie-woogie styling is known to audiences
around the world, and has even been heard in outer space by way of
George Strait's #1hit, "Ace In The Hole", which was
beamed up to the crew of the spaceshuttle Columbia in a wake-up
Asleep at the Wheel at theage of 19, and was featured on their first
Grammy winning recording, CountBasie's One O'Clock Jump. Seven years
and a million miles later, he went toNew York to play in the Broadway
hit, Best Little Whorehouse In Texas.Following that, he recorded
and played five years with the Crickets and Waylon Jennings.
As a session
pianist Floyd has played on several recordings, including five albums
with George Strait, and won two Grammys.His most recent Grammy was
awarded in February 2000 for Best Country Instrumental as a featured
performer with Tommy Allsup, Larry Franklin,Vince Gill and Steve
Wariner on the Asleep at the Wheel recording, RideWith Bob.
A native of California, Floyd was introduced to Western Swing by way
of the musicians who had migrated from Texas and Oklahoma in the
30's and 40's.Through Asleep at the Wheel producer Tommy Allsup and master
fiddler JohnnyGimble he met Texas Playboy original Al Stricklin.
became Floyd'steacher. In 1986, on Al's 75th birthday, Floyd was
a special guest on Al Stricklin's live album recorded in Ft Worth. Floyd
has released six albums of his own.
performing artists "Manny & Teru",
featuring special guest Dean Rimmer on guitar, dobro, banjo, and
steel guitar, play throughout the Hill Country, and are looking forward
to their 6th year at the Llano Heritage Festival.The trio plays a
lively mix of Cowboy, Celtic, Original songs, and the best of the
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