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Dan Levenson 2018’s Featured Old Time Musician*
Clawhammer Banjo, Appalachian Fiddle, & Stories of the Road Dan Levenson is a modern day troubadour in the truest sense of the word. A full time musician, Dan travels the country with banjo and fiddle singing songs and telling stories of the road, his musical journey and his Southern Appalachian roots. Dan is native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He now makes his home in Tucson, Arizona year round when he is not on the road. Performer His stage show, An Evening with Dan Levenson, is an intimate evening of musical conversation that combines old time fiddle, Appalachian banjo, stories and song in a storytelling format to tell the story of life in rural Appalachia and life on the roads of America via the music of our country. Teacher Dan combines superb musicianship with the ability to teach what he knows in a way folks can understand and apply to their own playing. Dan's workshops get rave reviews, and many students come back for more. Award winning musician Grand Champion Fiddle - Ajo, AZ 2010 State Champion Clawhammer Banjo - Ohio 2005 1st place Adult fiddle; 1st place Trick and Fancy; 1st place Husband/Wife - Yuma, AZ 2 Dan is one of this year's recipients of the coveted Arizona Master Artist grand from the Southwest Folklife Alliance. Books and CDs Dan is one of the worlds leading authors of books on Old Time Music. His tutorials are considered the best available. In addition, his many CDs have a wealth of tunes and are a remarkable resource for the Appalachian music enthusiast. Many of Dan’s books and CDs will be available at the gathering.
*Note: Dan does have more than one red t-shirt
Photo by Steven Meckler