Daniel Lapp

Daniel Lapp has been an innovator, mentor and staple of the west coast music scene for over 20 years. Since learning his first tunes from his farming/fiddling grandpa, his fiddle playing has garnered him praise from critics around the world. Daniel has appeared on various prestigious world stages including the 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremonies, and he has shared the stage with the likes of Spirit of the West, Lou Reed, Elvis Costello, John Hammond, Bowfire and Van Dyke Parks, to name a few. As founder and president of the BC Fiddle Orchestra, Lapp has collected over 1000 original fiddle tunes by more than 100 BC composers. On trumpet, he has explored the history of the instrument, and jazz music in general, from its earliest forms to contemporary settings with his band, Lappelectro.