All posts filed under “fiddle

comment 0

Ward Allen on fiddle

Here’s Ward Allen’s first recording, The Maple Leaf Two Step. Ward Allen lived a short life, from 1924 to 1965 but made quite a mark on Canadian fiddle music. He won many contests including the Canadian Open Fiddlers’ contest. His most enduring composition, Maple Sugar,… Read More

comments 2

Calvin Vollrath on fiddle

As we get closer to Canada Day I’d like to share a YouTube video featuring another of my fave Canadian fiddlers – Calvin Vollrath. Here’s Maurice Billette’s Reel. Clinton Pelletier is on guitar and Mr. Vollrath’s wife Rhea Labrie is step-dancing. Calvin Vollrath has been… Read More