A. Fiddle-Hooper is an internationally accomplished musician, composer, producer, conductor and instructor.
Their 32 years of professional performance and teaching experience provides a well-rounded command of Classical, Soul, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Rock & Roll, Celtic, Middle Eastern, Indian Classical and Alternative Trance styles. They have taught nationally and internationally in Europe, India, Japan and the U.S.
Currently, they are the Co-Founder & Conductor of SASY (Sonoma Alternative Symphony 4 Youth) in partnerships with Music My Ears in Cotati and The Sonoma Community Center in Sonoma Valley. They are resident Instructor of violin and cello at Music to My Ears.
They have played with artists such as Kaki-King, The Mountain Goats, Tatto Gomez, Les Claypool, Jane Wiedlin, Pamela Parker, Jaya Lakshmi, Lost at Last, Jay Lane, Geoffrey Gordon, Lucky Otis, Shirley King, Zebrana Bastard, Sky Eyes and many more!
ARW WORLD TOUR 2012
'ELEMENTAL - An audio-visual journey through the elements that create us' combined original live & pre-recorded compositions with poetic lyrics and theatrics. It was shared with the countries of England, Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Japan and the U.S. rocking the cities of London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Kamiana, Vienna, Klagenfurt, Kyoto, Osaka, Khoyasan Mountain, Hiroshima, Maui and Hilo, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Seattle, Chicago, D.C., New York, Atlanta, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Los Angeles
(Photography: Toshiaki Kitahata, Alchemy Studios, Osaka, Japan)
A. Fiddle-Hooper worked with Alchemy Studios in Osaka, Japan with Sound Engineer Toshiaki Kitahata for a Japanese re-mix of their songs, '2.5 Children' and 'Fire' with their Japanese band IMORI.
Their last album, 'Here, Just Hear' was released in March 2016.
They have performed violin and cello on Ronkat Spearman's song 'My Friend' with George Clinton 2010. They performed violin and cello on Amelia Hogan's album 'Transplants' 2011. They performed electric violin and co-composition on Sky-I's song 'Mother Divine', 2011. They performed cello & electric violin on Hoytus Rolen's album 'High Fly', Jane Clark, 2010. Violin soloist on Jaya Lakshmi's album 'Sublime', 2008 Sequoia Records. Violin soloist on Swami Vishwananda's 'Love Beyond Words 2' album, 2008 Geoffrey Gordon.
A. Fiddle-Hooper co-produced their first album 'Groove Sessions', with Jane Clark of Motown, 2008.
Enjoy their current music videos and the tour v-log series!
STAGES, VENUES, STATIONS:
The Lost Church (San Francisco), The Show Box Marketplace (Seattle), Colombia City Theatre (Seattle), Charley's (Maui), Maui Farmers Union, T.V. Tokyo: Why Japan (Japan), Khoyasan Mountain Buddhist Temple (Japan), The Blues Bar (Kyoto, Japan), Hiroshima Peace Plaza (Hiroshima, Japan), Worthersee Buhne (Klagenfurt, Austria), Ars Vitalis (Poland), Jazz Dock (Prague), Mirror Chapel (Prague), Yorckschloesschen (Berlin), New Standard Jazz Session (Berlin), Club Candela (Amsterdam) The Finsbury (London), Coachmakers (London), Pride Camden (London), The Wonder Ballroom (Portland), Wow Hall (Eugene), The 'Mezz' Bar (Los Angeles), Yoshi's (S.F.), Boom Boom Room (S.F.), The Mystic Theatre (Petaluma), Pioneer Auditorium (Reno), The Great Handcar Regatta 2009-2010 (Santa Rosa), Harmony Festival (2005-2007, 2011), Earth Dance, S.F. Earth Day Celebration, Whole Earth Festival (U.C.Davis), CED International (India), SFSU Spring Concert Series 2008-2010, Center(s) for Spiritual Living, Santa Rosa Arts Council, Sonoma Salute to the Arts, KRON4: The Morning Show (Bay Area T.V.), Auburn Civic Symphony, U.C. Davis Symphony, American River College Symphony, Nevada
(Photography: David Korman)
As the FIRST 'hula-hooping electric fiddler' in the world,
Their show is guaranteed to entertain, intrigue and mesmerize!