All posts tagged “Patti Kusturok

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Go Patti!

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

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365 for fiddle lovers

Canadian fiddle great Patti Kusturok has embarked on another 365 days of fiddle tunes on YouTube! She did this previously in 2015. I’m really looking forward to a daily dose of Patti and her friends playing so many different tunes. Here are the first two.… Read More

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The Red River Jig

I was watching a few of Patti Kusturok’s 365 days of fiddle tunes on YouTube tonight. Since I started to learn some fiddle, I’ve been watching a lot of videos featuring fiddle music. I think the more I immerse myself in it, the better. Here’s… 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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Little Burnt Potato

Here’s another fiddle tune, this one from Western Canada. It’s Patti Kusturok, one of the best fiddlers in the country. Here she is with some friends, including Calvin Vollrath, another of our best fiddlers, playing Little Burnt Potato as part of her 365 Days of… 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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Harrington Valley Two-Step

Often when we talk about old time music traditions, the conversation is about players from West Virginia or Virginia or North Carolina, the Appalachians, the Blue Ridge and so on, and for some people it’s all about music from certain counties or one side of… Read More