Larry Longtime Bills Wells sideman Larry Klein continues to play resonator guitar in the current incarnation of BRMG. A native of Boston, he moved to Columbia in the middle 1980’s. In addition to being a long time sideman for Bill Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass, Klein served over twenty five years as ETV Radio associate producer and host of the SCPR program The Bluegrass Sound. He also co-hosted Guitars, Cadillac’s, and Hillbilly Music on that same network for over ten years. For his dedication to the preservation of Bluegrass and raditional music, Larry received the South Carolina Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Advocacy Award from the SC Arts Commission and Legislature in 2004.