Ira Echo is a violinist, dancer, and composer living in New Orleans, LA. Ira travels the world performing for musical, dance, and theatre events. With his foundation in folk fiddling styles, jazz improvisation, clowning and physical theatre Ira blends many disciplines into his solo and collaborative performances. Currently Ira is working on a solo show integrating dance and looping compositions. Ira is collaborating with native New Orleanian bassist Martin Masakowski on an album of bass and violin duets.