Bay of Fundy born Nelson Carter has been playing music all his life. The past 25 years here in Quebec. After studying jazz at Cegep Saint-Laurent and Concordia University, he devoted his life to music. Nelson entertains diversity in Irish folk music, The Paddingtons; traditional Québécois, Les Cornus; and rock music, Offenback. He's a founding member of Montreal primary pirate band, Les Murènes. Nelson specializes in violin, but fearlessly sings and play multiple instruments including guitar, concertina and spectacular musical saw.