Craig Ferguson is a Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and educator who's American Roots style blends jazz, country, bluegrass, and vintage rhythm & blues. Craig graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in 2005, and has taught private lessons, classes, and workshops for 10 years while performing around 150 shows a year with several California bands including "Rocky Neck Bluegrass Band", "Little Faith", "Tumbleweed Rob & Southwest Junction" and seven years with "Cliff Wagner & The Old No. 7".
Craig's students have won 1st place in instrumental contests, received scholarships to San Diego State University and Berklee College of Music, excelled in school jazz bands (including the honorable LAUSD All-City Jazz Band), and have gone on to perform at local venues like The Whiskey A Go Go.
Craig has been a judge at the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest for five consecutive years and he has also judged at the Cloverdale Fiddle Festival in Northern California. He taught the "Flatpicking Kenny Baker Tunes" guitar workshops at Father's Day Festival, Parkfield Bluegrass Festival and the "Flatpicking Sally Ann" workshop at the Old Time Fiddler's Convention in Goleta, California.
He was also a guest speaker and panelist at the 2012 SEA conference in Chicago, IL and will be returning again as a guest panelist in February 2016.