Meet One Of the World’s Great Fiddle Players [VIDEO]
If you went to one of the Zac Brown concerts at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden this past week, you saw him and his band open the show.
If you ever listened to a country song from the 1980s or 1990s you probably heard his fiddle playing in the song.
If your kids or grand-kids are learning to play a string instrument, there's a good chance they're leaning thanks to the method that he developed.
He's Mark O'Connor, fiddle player extraordinaire. He's been a session musician, a player, a performer, an instructor, and more. I had the chance to interview Mark on the Cat Country Morning Show this past Friday.
One of the songs that really feature's his fiddle player is the song "Daddy's Hands" by the later Holly Dunn:
O'Connor was in the area with his Mark O'Connor band, opening for Zac Brown.
His latest single with his "family band" is below, but first, here's our interview on Cat Country 107.3:
Learn more about Mark O'Connor here.