Fiddling Earl White has been a mainstay in the old-time, folk, and dance community for more than 45 years. An original and founding member of the famed Green Grass Cloggers, he is one of few Black Americans preserving and playing Appalachian old time string band music, which was once an intricate part of Black communities and formed the foundation of American music of today.  He has delighted audiences from Common Ground On The Hill, to the Scotland National Folk Festival, and many other festivals and camps throughout the US. Earl White is well known for his extensive repertoire of tunes, and his heartfelt, syncopated, driving style. His mentors have been Tommy Jarrell, Judy Hymen (Horseflies), and Andy Williams (Plank Road String band), to name a few.  He has played in numerous old time string bands, and currently leads the "Earl White String Band", featuring Mark Olitsky (banjo), Adrienne Davis (guitar), and Joseph Dejarnette (bass). 

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