Learn 10 of the most well known tunes and start playing in your local celtic music session.
The powerful rhythms of the Louisiana Cajun tradition can be found all over the world, and this special DVD tutorial gives you a head start in playing the Cajun-style fiddle. The zesty flavours of this distinctive musical genre will blend seamlessly with country, rock and jazz tunes, adding a unique spice to your tunes and improvisations.
The amazing artistry of Darol Anger propels this powerful and enlightening exploration of blues fiddle. His deep knowledge of the violin, along with his relaxed good humor and encouraging manner, will help bring your fiddle playing to a whole new level. Using a "call and response" interactive teaching method, you’ll trade licks with Darol as you learn tunes, riffs and styles from the Mississippi Delta to blues-inflected bluegrass, bebop, jazz and even rock and roll.
Victor Florescu is a talented, Brussels-based composer of serious music under the tutelage of respected Professor Bertier at the Music Conservatory. He is hoping to have his yet uncompleted operetta, "The Cat and the Fiddle", produced by famed impresario, Jules Daudet. Victor's focus in life changes when he meets Shirley Sheridan, a New Yorker just arrived in Brussels, she who moves into the pensione next to his own.
The study of fiddle tunes and rags offers the fingerstyle guitarist an array of styles and techniques. Five hot instrumentals that combine alternating bass techniques, counterpoint lines, single string runs, complex chord fingerings and rhythmic licks are presented in this dvd. These multi-sectioned arrangements illustrate how American fiddle tunes and ragtime compositions can be adapted, arranged and transcribed for fingerstyle guitar.