Fiddler  |  Teacher  |  Tunestress

 
She subsumes precision, imagination, and high intelligence into a hypnotic sound that circles the room with a golden cord of sound.
— Darol Anger
 

ABOUT SUMAIA JACKSON

 

An alumni of Berklee College of Music in Boston and a transplant to Nashville, Tennessee, fiddler Sumaia Jackson has been immersed in the rich traditions of many folk and roots music traditions including Bluegrass, Appalachian Old Time, Scottish, and more recently, Jazz.  As a fiddle player, Sumaia is always exploring the convergence of many styles that breed modern fiddling.  With command of her tone and elegance in melody, Sumaia’s fiddle playing is both smooth and driving.