Solo artist and songwriter whose album Written in Chalk was #3 on the Heatseekers chart. He track "Worry Too Much" won Song of the Year at the Americana Music Association Awards in 2005.
He began his music career with the Buddy Miller Band in 1983 and he went on to work with various other artists, including Emmylou Harris.
He married musical partner Julie Miller in 1981.
He released the album Buddy & Jim with Jim Lauderdale in 2012.