Mike Sawyer

“Clawhammer” Mike Sawyer is the driving force behind the Minnesota Fiddle Tunes Project and Upper-Midwest Old-Time recordings and blog. He is a collector, teacher and player of the region’s traditional music and plays a diverse range of instruments: banjo, autoharp, guitar, button box, and the fiddle. Mike’s projects revolve around learning tunes from old sources and bringing them back to life and into the repertoire of modern traditional musicians.