Jacob Naggy


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Nashville-based violinist/violist/fiddle/mandolin/string arranger with 8+ years of studio and touring experience with artists such as Martina McBride, The Eagles, Kameron Marlowe, and The Nashville Scoring Orchestra. I am classically trained and experienced in many different genres!

Hey! My name is Jacob Naggy and I am a professional violinist/fiddle/multi-instrumental player based in Nashville, TN . I have 10+ years of both studio and live performance experience and excel in a wide range of styles, ranging from country to classical. I am classically trained and hold both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in violin performance. I record in my home studio and can produce anything from overdubs to full orchestral string sections!

This is a cool project I got to play on with Delta Rae!: https://open.spotify.com/album/0g77bIfg111lu73WvLDKBY?si=jRfTMMWVQLOO6RZ2O5B93Q

Contact me for your next session and lets get to work!

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Interview with Jacob Naggy

  1. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  2. A: Professional quality always.

  3. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  4. A: The ability to connect and make music with people from around the world! And that everyday is different!

  5. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  6. A: What is the overall mood or theme of the song? What general style are you looking for? Will you need any arranging done? There are many more.

  7. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  8. A: I went to Belmont University for my Bachelor of Music in violin performance degree and Appalachian State University for my Master of Music in violin performance degree. After school, I moved back to Nashville to pursue music full-time. I currently am a freelance session and touring musician, as well as a violinist in the Chattanooga Symphony.

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: I bring professional playing, high-quality equipment, fluid communication, a creative instinct, and a duty to serve the song!

  11. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  12. A: Jenee Fleenor and Derek Wells! Two Nashville session legends.

  13. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  14. A: Mostly fiddle overdubs for country tunes and orchestral strings for projects that range widely in genre. I also record mandolin, and acoustic guitar in addition to string arranging.


I was the fiddle player and recording engineer in this production

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