American Musicological Society, Inc.

Mick Kinney

Mick Kinney is a versatile musician and educator, equally comfortable on many styles of fiddle, country lap steel, swing guitar, old time banjo, Cajun accordion, or ragtime piano. His teaching experience includes several years at Swannanoa Gathering Old Time and Swing weeks, a decade at Mars Hill University’s Blue Ridge Old Time and Roots of America, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Alabama Folk School, and many other residencies. In addition to collecting and preserving Georgia traditional music he continues to record and perform with his sons as the Griddle Lickers and Hickhoppers, and is on staff of the Frank Hamilton Folk School in his local Atlanta area.