ENGLE: Portrait of Asheville Old-Time Fiddler John Engle

Portrait of Asheville old-time fiddler John Engle, prodigious student of Tommy Jarrell’s fiddling style. Diagnosed with autism, John has developed a fascinating method for visualizing Jarrell’s techniques.

Filmmaker Johnny Duncan is an old-time musician from Oklahoma. He made this film while studying at Warren Wilson College in North Carolina while apprenticing under John Herrmann on banjo and John Engle on fiddle.

John Engle
Meredith McIntosh
John Herrmann


(Thanks to the Warren Wilson College Documentary Film Program)