Here’s the video from my monthly column in iFiddle Magazine for July 2016. Enjoy! Note: you can skip ahead to about the 4 minute mark if you already know how to bow on double strings and want to get to the four levels of difficulty in understanding and being able
May 2016 Here’s the video for my column in iFiddle Magazine for May 2016 on the in’s and out’s of sitting in with a band with your fiddle. It is intended to be a preview of materials and ideas that I will be putting into a course: “The Fiddle
Here’s my April 2016 column for iFiddle Magazine called “Swamp Fiddle.” What’s Swamp Fiddle you may ask? It’s my favorite! Watch the videos to find out! Promotional Video: Join our free Fiddle Jam Club to see the whole lesson! It’s free! Just click here.Here’s my April 2016
Here’s a lesson provided for iFiddleMag.com about understanding chord basics and ways to implement them on your fiddle without having to think about them too hard. Enjoy! Want to see the full lesson? Find out about our membership options by clicking here. Here’s a lesson provided for iFiddleMag.com about
In partnership with iFiddle Magazine, I’ve produced this lesson on two different, two-finger, two-string fingerboard patterns (I call “EZ-Zones”) that allow you to play 10 different Pentatonic scales very easily. Pentatonics are great for getting started with anything from creatively spicing up your fiddle tunes, to outright improvisation in
Famed Western Swing fiddle icon Johnny Gimble passed this week. He was 88. Mike Spears of iFiddle Magazine asked me to do a little tribute piece about Johnny. I tell of my experience playing his parts at a Bob Wills Festival. I hope you enjoy! It is a fun memory
Here’s a nice little video, the second I’ve done for Mike Spears’ iFiddlemag.com, featuring my thoughts on scales, arpeggios and what part practice plays in improvisation. …you may be surprised at my answer! I’m actually rather proud of this unscripted piece. I hope you enjoy and benefit from it!