Dirk Powell

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Dirk Powell is an American fiddler and banjo player. He is considered one of the world's leading experts on traditional Appalachian fiddle and banjo styles.[1]

Powell has won four Grammy Awards and has been a guest on American television shows including Late Night with David Letterman, the Today Show, and American Masters. He has recorded with Rhiannon Giddens, Loretta Lynn, Irma Thomas, Tim O'Brien, Kyle Carey and Eric Clapton.[2]


  • If I Go Ten Thousand Miles (Rounder, 1996)
  • Songs from the Mountain (Howdy Skies, 1999)
  • Tony Furtado & Dirk Powell (Rounder, 1999)
  • Hand Me Down (Rounder, 1999)
  • Time Again (Rounder, 2004)
  • A Fret Free Christmas (Valcour, 2010)
  • Walking Through Clay (Sugar Hill/Welk Music Group, 2014)[3]


  1. ^ "Dirk Powell Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Dirk Powell Biography". Dirk Powell. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Dirk Powell | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 October 2016.