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MM101-Cotton Eyed Joe

Just to get things rolling with this lesson, here’s a half-crazy rockin’ cajun version of this tune I did for kicks with my good friend Michael Ward Bergman. Enjoy, then check out the lesson materials below!  Not to get you too distracted from the topic on hand, if you are

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MM101-Moon Diggin’

MOON DIGGIN’ It’s music to strip mine too! Jam Stuff: Cut 24 from Fiddle Jam Book/CD Example: Cut 25 from Fiddle Jam Book/CD (see video above)  No Violin Backing Track:[ca_audio url_mp3=”http://fiddlejaminstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/FJBk25-MoonDiggin-NoVln.mp3″ url_ogg=”” download=”true” skin=”regular” align=”none”] The Blast Off: Fun, pop rock, medium tempo. Scale: G Blues Key: G minor Notes: any,

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MM101-Blue Suit in a ROADHOUSE BAR of 12

BLUE SUIT in a ROADHOUSE BAR of 12 Standing out with the rough crowd. Jam Stuff: Cut 28 from the Fiddle Jam Book/CD Jam Example: Cut 29 from the Fiddle Jam Book/CD (see video above)  No Violin Backing Track: The Jump Start: Cool, blue, straight forward and easy. 

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Weeblo’s Wooble jazz tune

Here’s a light Bop jazz tune I wrote a while back that can be a good study.  Overall the key of G major, which you will not need to stray far from in the A sections (except maybe the Eb in meas. 4).  The B sections start out in G

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Stormy Monday Blues by T-Bone Walker

Stormy Monday by T-Bone Walker Here’s a classic slow blues tune, that has become a “standard” for Blues bands around the world, written by T-Bone Walker in 1947 and covered by Eric Clapton, BB King, and countless others, the most famous of which is probably the Allman Brother’s Band on

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Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show

Lesson description: I get a lot of requests from my private students for the fiddle intro to this popular song.  Originally written and recorded by the iconic Bob Dylan, the band “Old Crow Medicine Show” has had a hit with the song, and their’s is the version we will be

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