Here’s a new one I created in GarageBand for a student’s Call & Answer session recently. It worked very well for her! This particular student is a super-smart teen who is going to college early and has a very developed left/logical side of her brain… so much so that she
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,
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.
THE FIDDLE JAM BLUES OK, lets put it ALL together now. In Tune: Three in one. A simple melody, jamming, and Boogie Woogie example. Scale: D Blues Key: D universal (major notes in chords and minor notes in the scale). Jamming Notes: any, D, F, G,
The New-Bee Jammer (“Jammer” level 1) – Your private violin lessons just not fun enough? Don’t quit! Just add Fiddle Jam! For the student who just wants to experience the “Joy of the Jam” in the EZ-est “low impact,” fun, and un-scary way, and foster the prized “non-thinking creative
Don’t let fear of the unknown stop you from having a little fun! It’s super easy once you are coaxed to just crack open that creative door! The Classical Cross-Over– (assumes good technique, good reader, some previous theory knowledge, but little or no experience in getting away from
Chapter two from the original “Fiddle Jam, a way-cool easy way to learn how to improvise!” book/CD. <<::>> And now for the really cool stuff… I would’ve put this section first, but skipping fingers is sometimes a technical hang-up for those just starting out. Nevertheless, I find that students quickly