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Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies

Department of Appalachian Studies

Jim Miller

Jim  Miller 

Individual Instruction - Hammered Dulcimer, Mandolin
423-439-7072 /
304 Brooks Gym

Jim Miller has been playing and performing traditional music for the past 40 years. An accomplished instrument builder and teacher, he has taught workshops at numerous festivals as well as won many awards for his musicianship, including first place on dulcimer at both Galax, VA and Fiddler's Grove, NC. For 20 years, Jim was the owner of the Hampton Music Shop, in Hampton, Tennessee, where he handcrafted over 750 hammered dulcimers. He has played with Celtic, Bluegrass, Swing, Blues and Old Time bands, and has done session work on many recordings.

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