Alison Prestwood


One of Nashville’s premier studio musicians, Alison is a four-time nominee for Bass Player of the Year by the Academy of Country Music (ACM).

She has toured extensively with Rodney Crowell, Patty Loveless, Shawn Colvin, Olivia Newton-John, and the Dead Reckoners.   In addition, she has played bass in concert with Joe  Bonamassa, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Trisha Yearwood, Wynona Judd, Jim Lauderdale, and many others.

Alison was a member of the house band of the CMA Awards Show in November 2019, the house band for the 2019 Country Music  Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and the 2020 CMA Christmas Special.

Her many studio credits over the past 25 years include more than 13,000 songs she has played on, according to the musicians union. Her studio credits can be found here: