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Playing Since: 1980
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Born in Illinois, and raised in Texas, Steve Fierz is a fiddler and multi-instrumentalist. Also known as Stephen Fierz, he plays violin/fiddle, keyboards, mandolin, guitar, and bass. Steve got most of his string training in Texas and has played in bands since 1984. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received a B.M. in Music in 1993. He also has Graduate work in music at Northern Illinois University. Currently he plays fiddle and keyboards with Jamie Campbell and the Redneck Romeos.
'Book of crooked tunes' 3 hrs
'Rosin, again.' 6 hrs
'HELP!' 1 day
'Help!' 1 day
'recording yourself' 1 day