Born and raised in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Nokosee Fields began studying orchestral violin at a young age. After years of learning and performing Classical music.
Nokosee has recently turned his attention to various forms of traditional American music, performing, teaching, and touring professionally. As a bassist, he tours with the Country band Western Centuries, as well as the old time band Steam Machine.
As a teacher, he has taught at the Augusta Heritage Center, tutored at Centrums festival of American fiddle tunes, and was the artist in residence for the Portland old-time gathering.
He’s placed in numerous fiddle contests and most notably took first in the 2019 Appalachian String Band Festival fiddle competition.
Nokosee’s lengthy and diverse experience in the performing arts gives him a unique approach to creating, listening and facilitating music.
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