A leading clawhammer banjo player and guitarist, Dan Stewart has been performing for over 15 years, playing mainly Old Time American and Cajun music.
Dan plays regularly in three bands: Rattle on the Stovepipe (with Dave Arthur and Pete Cooper), The Hotfoot Band (with Chris Murphy and Kirsten Hammond), and Swallowtail, a duo with his sister, fiddler Sarah Tadros, performing Irish, Scottish, Greek and English folk music.
Dan has been teaching music since 1996, both for private students and for workshops at festivals, and is one of the banjo tutors for the Saturday Workshops at London’s Cecil Sharp House.
Dan is available for session work, and is also a member of the Musicians’ Union.
He currently lives in Brighton, East Sussex.