Our Crazy Love Affair
Tad Marks is a fiddler from the Washington D.C. area who is known in the world of bluegrass music mainly from his years of playing for The Del McCoury Band, Lynn Morris Band, James King Band and now with Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. He also currently plays with with folksinger Charlie Zahm. His diversity of fiddling styles has taken him on many tours of Europe and Central Asia and throughout the United States. He is sought after as a reliable sideman and has graced the stage with many notable singers and musicians. 'Our Crazy Love Affair' consists of mostly original songs and tunes . Recent reviewers of this CD have said: ...'a tasty variety of homegrown, down -to-earth music'... ...'his songs and tunes sound like classics ... ...'powerful, creative, and exciting music'... ...' Tad's version of 'OOkpik Waltz is perhaps the best I have heard... While listening to 'Proud Nation' you will realize this is great fiddle playing ..and a cool tune too !'... ...'Dolly Parton should hear the song 'East Tennessee Girl' Esther Haynes vocal really shines on this cut!'... ...'Tad's fiddle soars through his compositions; a waltz, a Cajun tune, several bluegrass vocals, a jazz number, a western swing tune, a latin piece, old-time fiddle tunes, a Louvin brothers-sounding wedding song, and yes-even a calypso Jimmy Buffett type tune all with the touch of a master bluegrass fiddler'... ...'Tad Marks may be the best fiddle player and then some kept secret in Bluegrass'...