List of popular music violinists

This is a list of notable popular music violinists including fiddlers.

*Armen Anassian
*Darol Anger (jazz, "psychograss")
*Emilie Autumn (rock, gothic, industrial)
*Aly Bain (Scottish and Shetland fiddling)
*Miri Ben-Ari (hip-hop)
*Byron Berline (bluegrass)
*Andrew Bird (alternative, folk, jazz)
*Charlie Bisharat (pop, rock, jazz, classical, folk)
*Bitch (aka Capital B) of Bitch and Animal (now Capital B and the Exciting Conclusion)
*Tracy Bonham (alternative rock)
*Karen Briggs (pop, rock, jazz, classical, folk)
*Linda Brava (classical, pop, folk)
*Owen"Fiidla"Brown (5 string violin) (Jazz, Hip Hop, Gospel, Blues, Reggae, World Music, World Soul, Avant Garde)
*Chris Carmichael (classical, pop. country, folk, jazz, rock)
*Vassar Clements (bluegrass, country, jazz)
*Sharon Corr (The Corrs, pop, rock, folk)
*Papa John Creech (blues, rock)
*David Cross (King Crimson)
*Charlie Daniels (country, country rock, jazz)
*D'arcy (of The Smashing Pumpkins)
*Saul Davies (James)
*Tymon Dogg (The Mescaleros, rock, folk)
*Warren Ellis (musician)‎ (of Dirty Three, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Grinderman)
*Elyghen (Elvenking)
*Henry Flynt (classical hillbilly)
*Alasdair Fraser (Scottish)
*Johnny Gimble (bluegrass, Nashville session player)
*Jerry Goodman (progressive rock, jazz)
*Richard Greene (bluegrass, country, rock)
*Mitchell Grobb (Canadian fiddler)
*Petra Haden (alternative rock)
*Don "Sugarcane" Harris (blues, rock)
*Katt Hernandez (improvisation, psyche-rock, jazz, balkan)
*Jerry Holland (Cape Breton fiddle music)
*Eileen Ivers (Irish fiddle)
*Jana Jae (of The Buckaroos and Hee Haw) (bluegrass, country)
*Eddie Jobson (Roxy Music, U.K.)
*Eyvind Kang (jazz and classical)
*Doug Kershaw (Cajun)
*Mark Knight aka madfiddler (alternative rock)
*Gundula Krause (bluegrass, cajun, folk, folk-rock)
*Alison Krauss (bluegrass)
*Jim Lea (rock, pop)
*Donnell Leahy (Canadian fiddler)
*Laurie Lewis (bluegrass, American old-time)
*Ashley MacIsaac (Scottish-Canadian fiddling)
*Sean Mackin (rock, pop punk) fact|date=July 2007
*Buddy MacMaster (Scottish-Canadian fiddling)
*Natalie MacMaster (Scottish-Canadian fiddling)
*Vanessa Mae (British, violin techno-acoustic fusion)
*Hugh Marsh (jazz, popular)
*Maylaffayza (pop and hip-hop)
*Lucia Micarelli (classical, pop, most notably toured with Jethro Tull and Josh Groban)
*Armen Movsessian (touring orchestra with Yanni)
*Máiréad Nesbitt (fiddler for Celtic Woman ensemble)
*Nash the Slash (classical, rock, experimental)
*Sarah Neufeld (indie rock)
*Mark O'Connor (bluegrass, folk, classical)
*Helen O'Hara (Dexys Midnight Runners)
*Owen Pallett (a.k.a. Final Fantasy, also plays with The Arcade Fire)
*Enion Pelta-Tiller (of ThaMuseMeant and Taarka) fact|date=July 2007
*PB Ploy (rock, folk, pop)fact|date=November 2007
*Lorenza Ponce (rock, touring violinist for Bon Jovi)
*Antonio Pontarelli (rock)
*David Ragsdale (rock)
*Bridget Regan (rock, folk)
*Ernesto Rodrigues (experimental)
*Davide Rossi (pop, rock, classical)
*Sergey Ryabtsev (Gogol Bordello, rock, folk)
*Ray Shulman (Gentle Giant)
*Mike Siddell (Hope of the States, Lightspeed Champion, Sons of Noel and Adrian and more)
*Antoine Silverman (bluegrass, jazz)
*Robby Steinhardt (rock)
*Dave Swarbrick (British/Celtic folk and folk/rock)
*Boyd Tinsley (Dave Matthews Band)
*April Verch (Canadian)
*Sarana VerLin (Dark Carnival) (electric 5-string) (rock, folk)
*Joan Wasser (The Dambuilders, indie rock)
*Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek)
*Jenny Wilhelms (folk)
*Patrick Wolf (experimental, alternative, folk, electronic)
*Gavyn Wright (classical, pop, soundtrack)
*Samvel Yervinyan - (touring orchestra with Yanni)
*Diana Yukawa (contemporary, modern, classical, pop)

External links

* [http://www.thirteen.org/publicarts/violin/index.html Legendary Violinists] (a public arts website)
* [http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/1/4/8/8/14884/14884-h/14884-h.htm Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday] by Henry C. Lahee, an 1889 publication at Project Gutenberg
* [http://www.angelfire.com/music5/violinistspage Violinists on the Web:] An alphabetical listing of web pages on violinists, past and present.


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