Orrin Star & The Sultans Of String

Orrin Star & The Sultans Of String

Orrin Star is an award-winning guitarist and mandolin playerwho combines hot picking, cool singing and good humor. Once described as 'Arlo Guthrie-meets-Doc Watson', he was the 1976 National Flatpicking Champion, has appeared on A Prairie Home Companion, and boasts a repertoir ranging from bluegrass standards to little-known folk gems, Celtic fiddle tunes to fingerstyle blues.

He is also known for his skill as a music teacher, with two instructional DVDs, a book, and a column in Flatpicking Guitar magazine to his credit. Read more on Last.fm More Info »
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Orrin Star & The Sultans Of String. Artist Bio

Orrin Star is an award-winning guitarist and mandolin playerwho combines hot picking, cool singing and good humor. Once described as 'Arlo Guthrie-meets-Doc Watson', he was the 1976 National Flatpicking Champion, has appeared on A Prairie Home Companion, and boasts a repertoir ranging from bluegrass standards to little-known folk gems, Celtic fiddle tunes to fingerstyle blues.

He is also known for his skill as a music teacher, with two instructional DVDs, a book, and a column in Flatpicking Guitar magazine to his credit. He has led guitar & mandolin workshops throughout the United States and in Europe.

Orrin performs solo, duo, and with his groups Orrin Star & the Sultans of String and The Love Mongrels (both with whom he also plays banjo).

Official Website: Orrin Star Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.