John R. Bowman has an impressive history as a musician, singer, and preacher. He began his career as a professional musician with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver in 1991 and toured with him for nearly two years Next he teamed up with the legendary Alison Krauss & Union Station where he spent a year playing and singing. In 1994, John joined The Isaacs and spent 12 years traveling the world as a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. In 1997, he answered the call to preach and continues to preach and sing in services and revivals to this day. John was a guitarist for the Gaither Vocal Band and Gaither Homecoming Tour, along with The Isaacs, in 2005. While also teaching at a Christian school in Tennessee, John played and sang with the legendary J. D. Crowe & The New South from 2007-2009. In 2009, John joined up with Adam Steffey, Ron Stewart, Keith Garrett, and Harold Nixon to form The Boxcars. Together they recorded three albums and earned a GRAMMY nomination. John recorded a tribute to his father-in-law, Joe Isaacs, in 2010, and the album was nominated for a Dove award. His recent solo album, Beautiful Ashes, was also nominated for a Dove.