· Jim Plattes – Violin, Fiddle,
Mandolin, Harmonica (chromatic) ·

Call the store at 612-861-3308 to schedule a lesson with Jim.

Jim Plattes 4 Jim Plattes teaches swing fiddle, Celtic, old time, bluegrass, country blues, Texas swing, Appalachian, country-rock, rock, jazz and classical.

Jim has been performing professionally since 1972. He loves all kinds of music, and this is reflected in his playing. He has studied violin with Richard Adams (Assistant Concertmaster, Minnesota Orchestra) and fiddle with Vassar Clements. He leads two ensembles locally. The Rustlers and The Larkspur Strings. His two original albums have received airplay on KBEM, KFAI, WCCO and others.

We sat down and talked with Jim during onw our Teacher Features.  Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=2464128892640&set=vb.101044873270591&type=2&theater

And how about a little celtic flavoring from Jim with “The Cup of Tea“?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbOKGUf7v-k

For more information about Jim as well as music clips and photos, you may go go to his web site at  www.wildgypsy.com.

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