Jane Rothfield

Janie Rothfield is an award winning clawhammer banjo player and fiddler who has been playing old-time music “forever.” She has toured professionally for over 35 years, during which she has also been a composer, recording artist, band leader, teacher, and event organizer, with fans around the world. Her clawhammer banjo style borrows heavily from both the traditional and inventive aspects of her fiddle style, and is characterized by great power, drive and in-the-pocket rhythm. She has taught all levels of clawhammer banjo at Banjo Camp North, Janie’s Jumpstart, FOAOTMAD (UK old time group) Welsh Music Weekend, Portland Old Time Music Gathering, and weekends in Germany, Holland, and in Australia! Janie performs with numerous old time and dance bands, and currently tours with the innovative Old Time duo, Hen’s Teeth.  Her latest solo CD, “Out of Thin Air,” features 15 of her own compositions.