Rayna Gellert
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1976-12-15
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Rayna Gellert

Rayna Gellert Biography (Wikipedia)

Rayna Gellert (born December 15, 1975) is an American fiddler and singer specializing in old-time music. She grew up in Elkhart, in northern Indiana. Her father is the traditional fiddler and banjo player Dan Gellert. Originally a classically trained violinist, she took up the old-time fiddle in 1994, when she moved to North Carolina to attend Warren Wilson College. She received a bachelor's degree from Warren Wilson College.

Gellert is a former member of the Freight Hoppers. From 2003 to 2009 she performed and recorded with the all-female old-time band Uncle Earl. In 2003, she was a featured performer at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. She has also performed with the dance company Rhythm in Shoes, the West African-influenced band Toubab Krewe, Abigail Washburn, and Scott Miller. She has toured throughout the United States, Europe, and Chile.

She has been a finalist at the Appalachian String Band Music Festival in Clifftop, Fayette County, West Virginia several times.

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Workin's Too Hard
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Workin's Too Hard
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Strike The Bells
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Strike The Bells
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Lamplighting Time
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Lamplighting Time
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The Platform
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The Platform
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The Cruel Mother
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The Cruel Mother
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Lord I Want More Religion (3:41)
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Lord I Want More Religion (3:41)
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A Few Honest Words
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A Few Honest Words
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