I perform solo or with ensembles (Fiddliing Thomsons, Crawdad Wranglers, Captain Fiddle Band) fiddle, violin, banjo, flute, accordion, pennywhistle, piano, and percussion. I teach ethnic dance. I offer educational group workshops and private lessons on history, lore, performance, music theory. There are many video examples of my performances and teaching on my You Tube channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/4stringjoe
Styles include celtic, Irish, Scottish, English, French Canadian, contra dance, international, ethnic, appalachian, gypsy jazz, pioneer, square dance, couple dance, waltz, polka, cajun two step, jitterbug, swing, bluegrass, old timey, old time, traditional music of New England, sea chanty, ship's fiddler, zydeco, blues, country, rock, more
I have completely overcome my genetic disability of "Focal Dystonia" by relearning to play violin left handed after formerly being a professional righty violinist. I am happy to speak about my experiences to groups.