Eric J Anderson -- contra dance piano

last updated February 28, 2017

Breaking news

  • Last birthday party was April 3, 2016
  • The band that went to Fiddle Tunes last year had a great time. (I'm still working on putting materials together: watch this space!)
  • A page devoted to a recent workshop at the Folk MADness dance weekend.
  • E-mail to '' is still black-holed. Try or 'ericdancepiano' on Facebook (though I don't often post...). Or my snail-mail address.

    Sound samples

    ...fiddle music...


    "Do you believe only two people are making all that music?" -- a camper at Bear Hug, as reported in the Missoula Folklore Society newsletter

    You'll see me mostly fiddle-and-piano, and mostly with the same familiar faces:

    Other bands and people I've played with --


    I've put my schedule on a separate page. It's only as up-to-date as I am...

    Find out more

    Contra dancing is quite popular in Seattle and elsewhere, for good reason. Live fiddle music and a rocking piano, and newcomers always welcome.

    If you want to play -- who doesn't? -- I've got some workshop materials on playing piano for dances that I'm happy to send you. Just drop me a line.

    Also, as noted above, we hand out the Bandemonium! tape from 2006 to anyone who wants a full-dance-length live recording. Useful for calling, maybe too for the musical ideas. A sound sample (30s, mp3).


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    Or write to me at my snail-mail address. Last updated: 28 Feb 2017