Roger GoodmanRoger Goodman has played music since he was a teenager. Influenced by diverse musicians such as the Beatles, Hank Williams, Bill Monroe and Sonny Terry, his interests include folk, rock, blues, bluegrass, country, old time and a range of ethnic music. He plays fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin—actually he can find his way around almost anything with strings on it. He’s also an exceptional harmonica player and fine singer. A Los Angeles native, Roger has been active with the Los Angeles music scene since the 1960s becoming a regular participant at the various contradances throughout the area during the 1980s. He joined FolkWorks at its inception as a regular columnist and wrote a music theory column, Keys to the Highway, for every issue. It is available online in the archives.