Exceptional among modern fiddlers for his versatility and depth, Darol Anger has helped drive the evolution of the contemporary string band through his involvement with numerous trailblazing ensembles such as his Republic Of Strings, the Turtle Island String Quartet, the David Grisman Quintet, Montreux,and others. Darol is at home in many of musical genres, some of which he helped to invent!
Darol has performed and taught all over the world with musicians such as Dr. Billy Taylor, Bela Fleck, Bill Evans, David Grisman, David Balakrishnan, Tracy Silverman, Mark O'Connor, Phillip Aaberg, Mark O’Connor, and Stephane Grappelli, to name a few.
In addition to performing all over the world, he has recorded and produced scores of important recordings and has been a featured soloist on dozens of recordings and motion picture soundtracks. He can be heard on NPR’s “Car Talk” theme (along with Earl Scruggs, David Grisman and Tony Rice) and was also the violinist on the soundtrack of the popular Sim City computer games.
An Associate Professor Emeritus at the prestigious Berklee School of music, Anger now runs an ambitious online fiddle school at ArtistWorks.com and is a regular guest at Berklee's Roots Music program. You can take lessons with Darol at artistworks.com/fiddle-lessons-darol-anger.
Darol is interested in 5-string violin technology and has built two of his own.
Learn more at darolanger.com
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