Contemporary Violin/Fiddle, Jazz, and Blues
Randy has over 40 years of performing experience as a contemporary violinist, from touring as singer/songwriter Jim Post’s sideman, recording with Greg Brown, appearing on Austin City Limits with Kate Wolf, guest on Prairie Home Companion, shows with Corky Siegel, to leading his own bands often featuring triple fiddles. Randy founded the string department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1978, then 30 years later headed the string department at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul. He is the author of the ground breaking jazz method for strings “Jazz Philharmonic,” published by Alfred Music. He has recorded a dozen albums which are available online at randysabien.com.