Jeff Trathen is a singer/songwriter from NW Indiana. He lived in Houston Texas from 1989 to 2000, where he performed in the Bluegrass/Americana band Bluewing with songwriting partner Dan Crook. After moving back to Indiana in 2000, he formed the acoustic duo The Stumpgrinders with guitarist Mark Strickland. He also is involved in several ongoing recording projects, Sodderpot with Steve Andricks, and Happy Travels with Thomas Whittaker. He can also be seen perfoming as Jack Dillon in The Jack Dillon Duo with harmonica player Harpo deHarp. The Jack Dillon Duo plays music from The Great American Songbook.