The Hi-Tone Ramblers / Bio

The Hi-Tone Ramblers’ play traditional and original music inspired by our shared American roots. A melting pot of Anglo and African songs, rhythms, blues and old-time fiddle and banjo tunes – driving and stately, bouncy, quirky and eerily beautiful.

Their latest release, Bed Bug Blues, is available on CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/hitoneramblers

Band Bios:

Winner of several awards from the Lowell Banjo and Fiddle Contest, Tim has a bachelor's degree in music composition, and has studied music theory at The Dick Grove School of Music in Los Angeles. Tim is the director of the Traditional Music Project @ The Real School of Music, where also teaches banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dulcimer, and piano.
Cathy performs at dances and other events all over the East coast and South with her bands, The Rhythm Method String Band, Grand Bois Cajun Band and The Dead Sea Squirrels, as well as with other musicians. She has won at the Lowell Fiddle and Banjo contest, and been on the staff at several dance/music camps
An Iowa native, Bethany has been playing cello since age seven. She studied classical music, jazz improvisation, composition, arrangement, and Latin hand percussion while earning a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Augustana College in Illinois. She discovered Old-Time music after moving to Boston in 2004 to attend the Berklee College of Music. She now teaches cello and performs with a variety of area orchestras, chamber groups, singer-songwriters, and old time bands.
Tim has performed at festivals with Bluegrass bands, in sessions with Irish fiddlers, and in folk clubs and coffee houses as an accompanist, solo artist duet partner with fiddler Amy Basse. In any setting listeners appreciate his powerful singing and solid rhythm guitar playing.

General Info

Band Members
Cathy Mason, Bethany Weiman, Tim Rowell, Paul Strother, Tim FitzPatrick
Artist Name
The Hi-Tone Ramblers
Profile Page
Bluegrass / Old Time / Folk

Contact Info

Stoughton, MA