Short Form Music Bio

Howard Fishman, composer, guitarist, songwriter, singer and bandleader, has toured the world as a headlining performer, fronting ensembles versed in pop, New Orleans jazz, country, bluegrass, classical, punk, gospel and experimental music, but tied to no particular genre. The New York Times has written that his work "transcends time and idiom," andThe All-Music Guide has called him "an important force in creative music." He has appeared on stages ranging from Lincoln Center to rural Romania, produced and released eleven albums of his music, been profiled on numerous syndicated NPR programs, composed music for theater and film, written and directed plays, and has been an artist-in-residence at academic institutions like The Hotchkiss School, Skidmore College and Mercyhurst Institute.