J.B Miller: Guitar, Vocals
Raised in Leitchfield, Kentucky J.B. Miller began his studies music at age four. His musical journey started on the fiddle, and as he grew older, his musical talents expanded. Soon after fiddle he picked up guitar, double bass, and mandolin.
In his childhood, J.B.'s family ran the Kentucky State Fiddle Championship held on Rough River Damn (now held at the Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Museum), and learned a lot of his rhythm playing through playing back up for the state contestants. In fifth grade he joined the Grayson County Public School Orchestra Program, where he would pick up double bass, and would later attend WKU where he would pursue a degree in music with a concentration in bass.
In his teenage years Miller was the frontman for a young touring group called County Line Bluegrass, and achieved many performance achievements. As well as an experienced group musician, J.B. is also a decorated contest player with awards in guitar, fiddle, and mandolin.
Currently J.B. lends his talents to Kentucky Shine as guitarist, and lead and harmony vocals in the group.