Luke Price is a talented young multi-instrumentalist known for his
great balance of taste, rhythm, and technical ability. He is known
for pushing genres, styles, and fellow musicians into new territory
while delicately respecting the great musical traditions that have
At the young age of seven, Luke began competing in fiddle contests and
quickly made a name for himself winning the National Title at ages 12
and 17, along with a long list of awards from contests all across the
country, including The Fiddlers Frolics and the Grand Masters. At the
young age of 15, he began teaching private lessons. While continuing
to carry on the Texas fiddling and contest traditions, Luke began to
expand his playing to many other styles, namely; jazz, soul, blues,
funk, bluegrass, and pop. He then became interested in songwriting
and arranging as an outlet for his growing creativity.
After completing his B.A. in Professional Music at the esteemed
Berklee College of Music, he moved to Portland, OR, where he continued
to record and perform his original music with his Old Soul Pop band,
Dean! He has performed and collaborated with a host of other musicians
including: Tony Furtado, Scott Law, Jesse Harper, Love Canon,
Tristan and Tashina Clarridge, and Hanneke Cassel, to
name a few.
Now, he continues to teach privately, while also teaching as an
Associate Professor at Lewis & Clark College. Luke is passionate
about passing on the Old fiddling traditions, and also creating new
music measured with taste, technical control, and joy.