Paul Psathas – guitar, vocals, harmonica, piano, saxophone
In his own word, Paul has “been playing music a long ass time”. After playing sax as a child and rocking out with his guitar as a teen, he was offered a music scholarship and “got a Bachelor’s degree which I never used.” He taught at The Humble Pie Performing Arts School and made friends for life. You can still find Paul teaching at Beat City Music.
Anita Matthews Norton – Fiddle, Guitar Vocals
Born and raised in the hills of northern Pennsylvania, Anita is one of several generations of musicians in her family. She always played music in church, as well as orchestras, ensembles and various string bands. She currently teaches private lessons as well as a few classes.
Kathie Martin – Mandolin, Ukulele, Vocals, Whistle
Kathie recalls that since the day she was born there wasn’t a day without some genre of music playing in the house or being whistled in the barn during chores. Although she says that she is a ‘newbie’ when it comes to performing for an audience, she has been writing poetry and prose for a long, long time. She finds it exciting to put her prose to music and have a band to make those songs come alive!
Scott Sheeser – Banjo, Guitar, Autoharp, Vocals, Dobro, Harmonica
From the most humble to the spectacular, Scott always viewed musical instruments as art. He has been playing one instrument or the other for over sixty years. Not so long ago, fate brought together five like-minded musicians and Fair to Fiddlin’ was born. “As a ‘senior’, finding myself in the presence of a group of such wonderful musicians in a special blessing. Truly magical.”
Jason T. Eastman – Bass, Guitar, vocals
Jason received an electric bass guitar for his 12th birthday and played in a variety of projects through high school and college, picking up drums, guitar and harmonica along the way. He made music a focus of his studies in graduate school, ultimately writing numerous articles and a book ‘The Southern Rock Revival’. He says that joining Fair to Fiddlin’ was the greatest stroke of good luck anyone ever had.