I’ve heard some Canadian fiddlers play the Clarinet Polka. For instance, here’s Mark Sullivan from his YouTube channel. American fiddlers tackle it too. Here’s Vivian Williams, a fiddler from the Pacific Northwest, from 1981. It’s also well known in Polish-American polka circles, but there it’s… Read More
Jason Lepine on fiddle, and the tunes are Cat Scratch Reel and Buckskin Reel, from the Métis Cultural Days YouTube channel.
I’ve been listening to a great deal of fiddle music these days. I think if you’re trying to learn an instrument it’s really helpful to immerse yourself in the music. This afternoon I stumbled into this little fiddle gem on the YouTube, the Yvon Thibault… Read More
Cab Calloway and the Nicholas Brothers. The dancing in this video is over-the-top fantastic!
Hap Lambie…(from the fabulous Golden Age Media YouTube channel)
Ned Landry from 1958… He re-recorded it in 1965… The tune was also recorded by Don Messer (with a clarinet part!) but I don’t know the year. I understand it was written by Ned Landry. I love all 3 versions, but if I had to… Read More
This is Cindy Thompson on fiddle. (She is also my fabulous fiddle teacher.)