Keith plays mandolin and guitar and sings lead and baritone for Blue Moon Rising. Keith’s dad, William Garrett, taught him to play the guitar at the age of 13. William Garrett has contributed some great songs to the band, two of which (Mountain Boy and My Love Will Never Die) appear on Blue Moon Rising’s debut CD. Keith is a prolific writer and has had his songs recorded by Blue Moon Rising and his current band, the award winning Boxcars. He is heavily influenced by the music of Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, and Tony Rice.