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Chris Haigh


Courses with Chris Haigh

Chris Haigh has been a professional fiddle player for 25 years, with experience covering many different genres. He has played in over 75 albums, working with artists including Alison Moyet, Bob Geldof, All About Eve, Michael Ball, David Soul, Oumou Sangari, The Quireboys, Riverdance, Morcheeba, James Galway and Steps.

He has played swing jazz with The Kimbara Brothers, Diz Disley, Le Jazz, The Hot Club of London, and the Quecumbar Allstars. He leads a 7-piece Soviet swing band - The Kremlinaires.

Chris gives lessons and workshops on jazz violin technique and has taught jazz violin at Middlesex, Brunel and Newcastle universities and Truro College. Writing credits include nine other fiddle books, including The Fiddle Handbook.

His website,, is probably the most comprehensive and widely visited source of fiddle information on the web.