Anger, Darol


  • From Oakland, California. Lives in Arlington, Massachusetts.
  • An award-winning, genre-crossing violinist, fiddler and composer. Plays what he calls “Chambergrass.”
  • 1982-1985, won “Best Jazz Violinist” four years in a row from Frets Magazine Reader’s Poll.
  • Has recorded and performed with such artists as Mike Marshall, David Grisman, Stephane Grapelli, Mark O’Connor, Bela Fleck, Vassar Clements, Tony Rice.
  • Bands: The Republic of Strings, The Island String Quartet (jazz), Psychograss, The Anger/Marshall Band, The Montreux Band, The David Grisman Quintet, New Grange, Darol Anger and Mike Marshall, The Monster String Quartet and others.
  • Darol can be heard on NPR’s “Car Talk” theme every week, along with Earl Scruggs, David Grisman and Tony Rice.
  • He is an associate professor at the Berklee School of Music. He is also available as a teacher of violin.
  • 2015, formed a band called Mr. Sun and released albums The People Need Light and Extrovert (Compass Records).