Jeff Gilkinson writes songs, sings and plays 5-string cello (on which he was classically trained) and acoustic guitar. His songwriting style is notably unique, as is his approach to performing vocals and cello simultaneously. As a member of the legendary Dillards, Jeff recorded 5 albums with the band, playing festivals and arenas worldwide, and he wrote several classic Dillards songs, including the hit "Annabelle Lee." TV fans will remember the Dillards as the band The Darlins on The Andy Griffith Show. Jeff has appeared twice on Austin City Limits, and he has recorded and/or performed with Delbert McClinton, John Hartford, Mason Williams, Michael Martin Murphy, Jennifer Warnes, Michael Johnson and Tom T. Hall.