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Rayna Gellert

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Origin  Indiana
Music group  Uncle Earl
Education  Warren Wilson College

Name  Rayna Gellert
Instruments  Fiddle, Vocals
Genres  Americana, Bluegrass
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Born  15 December 1975 (age 40) (1975-12-15)
Website  Rayna Gellert's website
Role  Fiddler ยท
Albums  Old Light: Songs from my Childhood & Other Gone Worlds
Similar People  KC Groves, Abigail Washburn, Alice Gerrard, John Paul Jones

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Rayna Gellert (born December 15, 1975) is an American violinist and singer specializing in old-time music. She grew up in Elkhart, in northern Indiana. Her father is the traditional fiddler and banjo player Dan Gellert. Originally a classically trained violinist, she took up the old-time fiddle in 1994, when she moved to North Carolina to attend Warren Wilson College. She received a bachelor's degree from Warren Wilson College.


Gellert is a former member of the Freight Hoppers. From 2003 to 2009 she performed and recorded with the all-female old-time band Uncle Earl. In 2003, she was a featured performer at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. She has also performed with the dance company Rhythm in Shoes, the West African-influenced band Toubab Krewe, Abigail Washburn, and Scott Miller. She has toured throughout the United States, Europe, and Chile.

She has been a finalist at the Appalachian String Band Music Festival in Clifftop, Fayette County, West Virginia several times.

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As leader

  • 2000 - Ways of the World
  • 2012 - Old Light- Songs from my Childhood & Other Gone Worlds
  • 2017 - Workin's Too Hard
  • With Uncle Earl

  • 2004 - Going to the Western Slope (EP)
  • 2004 - Raise A Ruckus (EP)
  • 2005 - She Waits For Night (Rounder)
  • 2007 - Waterloo, Tennessee (Rounder)
  • With Susie Goehring

  • 2005 - Starch & Iron
  • With Scott Miller

  • 2012 - CoDependents (EP)
  • With The Brothers K

  • 2015 - Rayna Gellert & the Brothers K (EP)
  • References

    Rayna Gellert Wikipedia

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