Oral History Information
Brent Mason can often be found at the NAMM show as he has developed some long-lasting relationships with musical instrument companies during his long career as a studio musician. He grew up in a very musical family, in fact his parents and siblings formed the Mason Family musical group, which toured and recorded, mostly in his home state of Ohio. When he moved to Nashville, he became friends with Chet Atkins who had Brent play on one of his albums. Soon the phone started to ring, and Brent worked on projects with Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Natalie Cole, and Keith Whitley, to name just a few. Brent is also a songwriter who penned tunes recorded by Johnny Mathis and others.