Portland ‘Master’ violin maker to be honored with tribute album

From MPBN News / Maine Public Broadcasting:

Jonathan Cooper (right) and his son Seth.

Jonathan Cooper (right) and his son Seth.

Local Jonathan Cooper is one of only about a hundred violin makers in the U.S. who are considered “masters.” He’s known not only for the sound of his instruments, but for craftsmanship as well. Cooper, who’s being honored next year with a special album featuring some of America’s best fiddlers, spoke recently about what makes his violins so special.

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I'm a novice fiddler and mandolinist. I've played the guitar for many years and also play the recorder, fife, flute, and, more recently, tin whistle. I work in the communications field and, in addition to music, I enjoy photography, writing, gardening, golf and travel.
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