Earlier I posted Mac Beattie’s Log Driver’s Song. Reg Hill played fiddle in Beattie’s Ottawa Valley Melodiers. Here he is doing a piece with a title on the same theme, The Timber Raft Jig.
More Canadian fiddle music. I came across this gem tonight on YouTube. It’s Gordon Stobbe with Calvin Vollrath performing the Stompin’ Tom song Gumboot Cloggeroo. For those viewers who aren’t from around Canada and maybe don’t know Stompin’ Tom Conners from a hole in the… Read More
Here’s another Canadian fiddle tune. I stumbled across this one on the YouTube while listening to some Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers material. This is called Earl Mitton’s Breakdown from an album called Down East Fiddle Favourites by Earl Mitton and the Valley… Read More
Another Canadian fiddle great, Andy DeJarlis, performing The Surveyor’s Reel.
Here’s more Canadian fiddle music. This is Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers, featuring Reg Hill on fiddle performing the Pembroke Centennial Breakdown.
I’m going to continue to occasionally share tunes played by great Canadian fiddlers here at 27th Street. I hope you enjoy this music as much as I do. Last time I featured Manitoba fiddler Patti Kusturok playing the Red River Jig. Let’s go east to… Read More
I was watching a few of Patti Kusturok’s 365 days of fiddle tunes on YouTube tonight. Since I started to learn some fiddle, I’ve been watching a lot of videos featuring fiddle music. I think the more I immerse myself in it, the better. Here’s… Read More
At the Rockbridge Festival, I had an opportunity to play banjo with some really fantastic fiddle players. They make that instrument seem so easy – but upon my return, when I picked up my fiddle again, I was quickly reminded how difficult it really is.… Read More
I was surfing about on the YouTube and came across this performance, which stopped me in my tracks. These guys are somethin’ else again.
Thanks to my brother the trout, Salvelinas Fontinalis, for pointing me to this gem. Here is Jean Carignan, on fire….