Sometimes that’s all about the music. I was looking for a different version of Lady on the Green on YouTube when I stumbled into this delightful video. I love this tune. I learned to play it on banjo a couple years ago at one of… Read More
Some fiddle music for a Thursday morning. Here’s Black Jack Grove performed by Art Stamper. Mr. Stamper, a player from Kentucky, played both Appalachian old time fiddle as well as bluegrass fiddle (he performed with the Stanley Brothers and Bill Monroe’s outfit). I read that… Read More
Alan Jabbour was an extraordinary fiddler and ethno-musicologist. RIP
Enjoy a taste of Calvin Vollrath‘s fiddle music. He’s a fantastic fiddler in the Metis tradition, from Alberta.
It’s about time I featured a tune by Ottawa Valley fiddle great Reg Hill. Mr. Hill was known both as a great fiddler on his own and as the fiddle player for the Mac Beattie’s group, the Ottawa Valley Melodiers. Here he is playing the… Read More
I’ve been listening to some Metis fiddle I came across on YouTube this morning. Here’s Stanley Beaulieu playing Duck Dance.
Tuffy P stumbled upon a fantastic concert from the Library of Congress this morning of French Canadian fiddle music from Connecticut. I had no idea there was a French Canadian fiddle tradition in Connecticut, but it must be a good one if this concert by… Read More
Your Daily Dose…. Did I mention I love fiddle music?
Here it is the first day of fall as we wait to see who loses the space junk lottery. Listening to the radio this morning, we were advised not to worry, the space junk was going to fall into the ocean somewhere off the coast… Read More