Andrea Zonn

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Andrea Erica Zonn (born 1969) is a singer and fiddle player who grew up in Champaign, Illinois. She grew up in an environment surrounded by music. She sings, and plays classical violin, and is fluent in numerous other musical genres. Zonn first met Alison Krauss at a fiddle contest at the Champaign County Fair when she was 10 (and Alison 8). Zonn was in the band Union Station as their fiddler and singer, until Krauss joined the band.[1]

Zonn has toured with Vince Gill, Lyle Lovett, and since 2003, with James Taylor. Zonn has recorded with people such as James Taylor, Yo Yo Ma, Vince Gill, Mickey Newbury, Randy Travis, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Susie Luchsinger, Bart Millard, George Strait, Amy Grant, Alison Krauss, Alison Brown, Lyle Lovett, Keb' Mo' and Neil Diamond.

Zonn co-produced the Hands Across the Water project, a collaborative CD to raise funds for Asian tsunami of December, 2004.

In 2010 Zonn joined the Troubadour Reunion Tour supporting James Taylor and Carole King, and will be touring with Trace Adkins in November and December 2013 in support of his Celtic Christmas album entitled The King's Gift.

In 2014 Andrea Zonn traveled with James Taylor on tour in support of his 2-disc retrospective CD 'The Essential James Taylor'. As a part of this tour she was a backup singer and violinist, in addition to being a part of the overall back up band led by drummer Steve Gadd and bassist Jimmy Johnson. She was part of the 4 voice backup vocals group which also featured Arnold McCuller, Kate Markowitz, and David Lasley.



  1. ^ MUSIC; Country, With Twang and Pop for the New York Times by Robbie Wolvier on April 30, 2000. Retrieved July 8, 2006.

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