A daily highlight for me so far in 2019 has been checking out Patti Kusturok’s 365 days of fiddle tunes. What a generous effort by one of our greatest fiddle players. Here she is with Day 35, Grey Owl by John Arcand. If you haven’t… Read More
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
Take a trip with me down Route 15 with one of Manitoba’s many great fiddle players, Reg Bouvette.
Jim Magill was born in Northern Ireland in 1902 and passed in Toronto in 1954. He was a radio fiddler on Toronto’s CFRB between 11946 and 1954. He also played for square dances in Toronto with the Northern Ramblers. Here’s the Calgary Breakdown. And finally,… Read More
John Arcand on fiddle…
I’ve been listening to a lot of Canadian fiddle music, in case you haven’t guessed. Here’s a fantastic fiddler, Patti Kusturok, from her Patti Kusturok’s 365 days of Fiddle playing Calvin Vollrath and Trent Bruner’s Winner in Wintapeg.