Patrick Ross was born and raised in Canaan, Vermont, on the border of Quebec and New Hampshire. There, his Dad taught him how to fish, hunt, and how to play music without reading notes. He wanted to be like him, so he started learning a mix of Outlaw Country and French Canadian Folk tunes at about age 6. He was lucky to have begun so young. It was a head start that led him to his first real gig at age 11. He has branched out and has been playing professionally ever since. He and his wife live on a farm in Eastern Vermont where their two big dogs keep them company and the view of the White Mountains is magnificent. Arthur would be proud.
“It’s not just the technical expertise or the mastery of an amazing variety of styles that puts Vermont fiddler Patrick Ross several steps above and beyond practically all other players; Ross’s eclectic taste and raw energy make sparks and create musical magic every time his bow hits the strings.”- Robert Resnik – VPR –