About Justin Branum
Justin Branum is a fiddler and multi-instrumentalist whose main work expertise lies in recording sessions/overdubs, touring, producing, and teaching music. Growing up playing western swing, bluegrass, country music, and old-time fiddle tunes, he was frequently playing in various instrument contests and has won the Grand Master Fiddler Contest, National Fiddle Contest (adult division), Tennessee State Fiddle Championship, Tennessee State Mandolin Championship, Texas State Fiddle Championship (Gone to Texas division) among many others before retiring from the contest scene. During his performing career based out of Nashville, TN, Justin has played with a wide range of touring acts and artists including Lee Ann Womack, Sons of the Pioneers, Son Volt, Pokey LaFarge, Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band, Roland White, The Jim Hurst Trio, and Marty Haggard. He holds a masters degree in jazz studies from Webster University and served as an adjunct professor of music at Washington University and Webster University.