D'Jalma Garnier

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Birthday
26, 1954
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

Musician known for his distinctive Cajun and Creole sound. He didn't hesitate to branch out from his roots.

Before Fame

He studied under the legendary Creole fiddler Canray Fontenot.

Trivia

He wrote a 2009 method book designed to introduce the public to masters of Louisiana Creole fiddle music.

Family Life

His grandfather D'Jalma Thomas Garnier was said to have taught the great Louis Armstrong. His brother was Bob Dylan's bandleader and also worked as bass player for the Neverending Tour Band.

Associated With

He enjoyed collaborating with poets, performing and recording with Hedwig Gorski and Allen Ginsberg.

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