Molly Tuttle is a vocalist, songwriter, banjo player and guitarist, recording artist and teacher in the bluegrass tradition, noted for her flatpicking, clawhammer, and cross-picking guitar prowess. She has cited Laurie Lewis, Kathy Kallick, and Hazel Dickens as role models. In 2017, Tuttle was the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association's Guitar Player of the Year award.
She went on to win the award a second time in 2018.
Singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle began playing guitar when she was eight. The California native joined her family band at 15, and then started a solo career, releasing her first album "When You're Ready".. CBS News - Published