Dan Tyminski Talks About How Hard He Plays and How to Free Up Your Hands

Presented by Elixir® Strings

Dan Tyminski, the 14-time Grammy winner and longtime member of Alison Krauss and Union Station, is widely acclaimed not only as an instrumentalist, but also a vocalist.

In addition to Union Station, Dan spent 5 years in the Lonesome River Band. He actively tours with his own band, Jerry Douglas and jazz legend Charlie Haden. Tyminski is best known for being the singing voice of George Clooney in O Brother, Where Art Thou?, which earned numerous song of the year awards for the Stanley Brothers’ "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow." The song won the CMA award for best single; a Grammy for best country collaboration and the IBMA honored the soundtrack as the Album of the Year!

“Elixir Strings Phosphor Bronze offers me the tone and longevity I can't get anywhere else. I don't just trust them, I love them."

– Dan Tyminski
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What makes Elixir® Strings a favorite among artists like Dan Tyminski?  It’s great tone, no string squeak, extended tone life throughout the entire set, and for Dan, the smooth responsive feel of the strings. The secret to all that is in the coating on the wrapped strings and anti-rust plated plain steel strings.

The coating not only keeps tone-killing gunk out of the gaps between the windings extending the tone life, but also provides a smooth feel and reduces finger squeak. The anti-rust plated plain steel strings resist tone killing corrosion. Spend less time changing strings and more time making music.

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