The Native Heart CD is a collaboration between Curtis Jones and Geoff Hohwald and contains some of the hottest Banjo and Flatpicking Guitar available anywhere. Curtis Jones has entertained bluegrass audiences around the world with both the guitar and mandolin. Having toured extensively throughout the US and Europe, Curtis wowed audiences in Ireland, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, France, Romania, Canada and England. Curtis has toured and or recorded with such bluegrass notables as: Patty Loveless, Dan Tyminski, Alison Brown, Missy Raines, Jim Hurst, Bryan Sutton, Tim Stafford, Shawn Lane, and The Schankman Twins. Curtis has composed music for many bands including Third Tyme Out's "Coal Mine Blues Geoff Hohwald began playing Banjo in the early 60's in Columbus Ohio at the time"A Hot Bed of Bluegrass" where he studied banjo under John Hickman. He performed with many other great musicians there including Bill Monroe's last two guitar players Tom Ewing and Wayne Lewis, Other Musicians that Geoff played with in the Central Ohio area were Red Allen, Sandy Rothman, Sid Campbell., Dave Evans, Frank Wakefield, Hylo Brown, Earl Taylor and others.