Is Lucky Trapper’s Reel by Andy Dejarlis the best fiddle tune ever? Asking for a friend. Let’s listen to Zachary Willier tearing it up with some very talented help….
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Train on the Island
DakhaBrakha at Koerner Hall
Last night, my buddy Ted and I took the subway from Islington station to St. George. We found some excellent fish ‘n’ chips at a pub called the Duke of York then walked over to Koerner Hall at the Conservatory for the DakhaBrakha show. DakhaBrakha… Read More
Keep Your Hat on Jenny
The Storms are on the Ocean
There’s also a pretty good winter storm over Toronto right now and the snow is coming down like it means business. Fortunately me and my pal Bonnie had an excellent walk out to our local dog park just before it started. She wrestled, chased, got… Read More
Tuba Skinny – New Orleans jazzmasters win 5th annual Arhoolie Award
We’re not the Jet Set
Iris Dement & John Prine
I came across sheet music for a tune called Nobody’s Business in a book of Canadian fiddle tunes. I played through it on fiddle and realized, I knew that melody. Nobody’s business is a very flexible tune that crosses genres easily. Here’s Patti Kusturok on… Read More
Everyone Loves Someone
Here’s the polka king, the late great Li’l Wally, performing Everyone Loves Someone, from way back in 1966, singing in Polish and English. Bonus: come for the music, stay for the fab dancing!
Everything is Broken
This is Knee Deep playing Bob Dylan’s Everything is Broken. Fab vocals on this. Enjoy.