Driessen, Casey


  • From Chicago, Illinois.
  • Started playing fiddle at age 6.
  • Attended Berklee College of Music; taught by Matt Glaser.
  • 1999, toured with Steve Earle and the Bluegrass Dukes.
  • 2000, moved to Nashville. Has worked there with Tim O’Brien, Abigail Washburn, Darrell Scott, Béla Fleck, Jim Lauderdale, Lee Ann Womack, Mark Schatz, others.
  • 2004, played on the soundtrack to the movie “Walk the Line” (about Johnny Cash).
  • Has a band of his own called the Colorfools.