- Paul F. Wells
(b Brooklyn, NY, May 20, 1955). American fiddler. He grew up in New York, where he learned fiddle from older, Irish, immigrant players. He was introduced to violin in high school and developed an interest in rock violin through the work of such players as Jerry Goodman, Don “Sugarcane” Harris, Papa John Creach, and Richard Greene. He discovered traditional fiddling through the folk and old-time music revival scene in New York. A chance meeting in the mid-1970s with ...