Songwriter Jef Ramsey took up guitar at age 15 and mandolin at 21. He worked as a street musician in Seattle before spending three years on the Austin, Texas, music scene. He joined his first bluegrass band in 1988 in Washington state, and he’s worked with swing, blues and country bands. His styles include pop, jazz standards, blues, R&B and vintage country. He’ll perform from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free.