Sand is an entertainer, songwriter and author. He was born in Flagstaff, Arizona and raised in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He spent several years in Nashville, where Music Row Magzine called him "the very definition of Americana" and in Austin, where he was the opening act for three years at the world-famous Esther's Follies. He has recorded 12 albums of music. Currently he leads the bluegrass band, Quicksand Soup--who recently released a new CD.