All posts tagged “Metis fiddle

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Andy DeJarlis on fiddle

Here’s some tunes by Andy DeJarlis, the great Métis fiddler from Manitoba. He was born in 1914 and passed in 1975. DeJarlis was known on Winnipeg Radio for performances with The Red River Mates. Later he lived in Vancouver and in Montreal and performed on… Read More

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Patti Kusturok on fiddle

Check out Patti Kusturok’s 365 days of fiddle tunes on YouTube. She’s from Manitoba and she’s one of the best fiddle players anywhere. This is an incredibly generous resource for fiddle lovers. I’ll share some samples from her 365 days here, but go visit her… Read More

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The Red River Jig

I’ve been listening to some Metis fiddle music lately on the YouTube. Here’s the tune known as the “Metis National Anthem”. The player is Patti Kusturok AKA Patti Lamoureux, and she is playing two versions of the tune, which she refers to here as the… Read More

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Metis Fiddle

Here’s a great video that explores the world of Metis fiddle playing. It’s excellent and well worth spending some time with. I learned a lot. The video features Trent Freeman and Ry Moran.