Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk


Listen to the band

Phil fiddle;  Mike Mullins guitar, mandolin; Tom Corbett mandolin, guitar; Bill Knopf banjo; Charl Ann Gastineau  fiddle; Rick Borella bass.

Formerly known as The Phil Salazar Band, they’ve been playing together since 1983. They have recorded two albums, one for the label Flying Fish Records.

They play in the style of bluegrass, but draw from a wealth of genres including folk, rock, traditional American, cajun, Irish, jazz, country, and cowboy.

Playing concerts and festivals through out the west the show is full of humor, good times and music.

 Contact 805-701-2508


What They Say!


Bluegrass Unlimited -
“Excellent Stuff.”
“Dazzling California Bluegrass.”


Dirty Linen, Folk music magazine -
“A highly gifted instrumentalist.”


Roz and Howard Larman, Folkscene – KPFK Pacifica Radio LA -
“Phil Salazar’s wizardry on the fiddle is evident whether he is playing bluegrass, swing or jazz. The genius of Phil’s fiddle playing sparkles with creativity and excitement.”


CNN News -
“Phil Salazar… local fiddle legend.”


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