Friday, May 20, 2022

Some of my favorite musicians

I play and teach mandolin and fiddle.  The styles I play (and teach) are Celtic and Bluegrass, Classical and Balkan.  

Some of my most favorite musicians per style are:

Celtic

  • Frankie Gavin - fiddler, De Dannan
  • Seán Smyth - fiddler, Lunasa
  • Winifred Horan - fiddler, Solas
  • Claudine Langille - mandolin, tenor banjo
  • Billy Oskay - fiddler, recording engineer, Night NOise
  • Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh - bodhran, De Dannan
  • Tommy Peoples - fiddler
  • Alisdair Frasier - fiddler
Bluegrass
  • Stuart Duncan - Nashville session player
  • Jason Carter - fiddler, Travelin' McCoury's
  • Scotty Stoneman - fiddler, The Kentucky Colonels
  • Vassar Clemens - fiddler, Old and In The Way
  • Richard Greene - fiddler, Mule Skinner
  • Darol Anger - fiddler, the David Grisman Quintet
Classical
  • Isaac Stern - concert violinist
  • Yehudi Menuhin - concert violinist
  • Pablo Casals - cellist and conductor
  • Jacqueline du Pré - concert cellist
  • Isaac Perlman - concert violinist
  • Michael Tree - violist, Guarneri Quartet
Balkan/Klezmer
  • Alicia Svigals - fiddler, Klezmatics
  • Jascha Heifetz - violinist
  • Baron Menuhin
  • Kenny Kosek
  • Daniel Hoffman - fiddler, Klez-X

Les Poules huppées

CRESTED HENS, THE (Les Poules huppées). French, Bourrée à 3 temps (3/8 time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). Composed in 1983 by French...