Dan Tyminski is a bluegrass composer, vocalist, and instrumentalist. He is a member of the Band Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas and has released a solo album entitled Carry Me Across the Mountain (2000) on the Doobie Shea Records label.
He is best known for the song "Man of Constant Sorrow," which was featured in the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? and won the 2001 CMA award for best single as well as a Grammy Award for best Country Collaboration with Vocals (along with Harley Allen and Pat Enright, filling out the vocals for the movie's Soggy Bottom Boys). Including his tally with Alison Krauss he has notched up 10 Grammy awards.
Tyminski was born in 1967 in Rutland, Vermont and plays a bluegrass style that blends traditional and pop traditions. Before becoming a member of Union Station in 1994, Tyminski played mandolin and sang in the Lonesome River Band. Tyminski's love and feel for traditional bluegrass didn't come from growing up in the southern Appalachians but rather in Vermont. He credits his brother Stan with getting him hooked on the guitar and mandolin at the age of 6. While Stan was in t...