Joe Kessler received his music training from New England Conservatory, Temple University and Tufts, studying all styles of violin from Fiddle to Classical. He has toured extensively throughout the United States and Canada, including headlining the Winnipeg Folk Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival. His tours abroad have included Copenhagen Royal Theatre, Algarve Music Festival in Portugal, La Cigale in Paris, as well as festival appearances in Bordeaux and Toulouse. He has performed with groups like Morphine, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Klingon Klez, and Joe Sudler. Currently he plays with The Boogaloo Swamis, Klezwoods, Sunday’s Well, Macteggards, Inchicore, Celtic Clan, Jimmy Ryan, The Miranda Russell Band, Sam Reid and the Riot Act, and The International String Trio.