Gene Elders has played fiddle and mandolin in George Strait’s Ace in the Hole Band since 1984. For eleven of those years, he also played fiddle in Lyle Lovett’s Large Band, as well as touring Europe and the US with the Joan Baez band.
When he’s not on the road with George Strait, Gene is working in his studio, composing for film and tracking violin, mandolin, concertina, octave viola, octave mandolin, and full string sections for artists across the country and around the world. Recording credits include George Strait, Lyle Lovett, Joan Baez, Lucinda Williams, Shawn Colvin, Dan Fogelberg, Robert Earl Keen, Townes Van Zandt, Larry Sparks, Betty Elders, Willis Alan Ramsey, Peter Rowan, Dale Watson, Iain Matthews, Pat Green, Bruce Robison, David Baerwald, Slaid Cleaves, Gurf Morlix, The Flatlanders, Tish Hinojosa, Jimmy Lafave, Bill Staines, Terri Hendrix, Claire Lynch, Larry Stephenson, Jim Eanes, Paul Glasse, Mitch Watkins, Kevin Fowler, and Darden Smith.
You can find a more complete discography here.