Beginning fiddlers! Jim Wood gives you all the tools you'll need to play some of the most famous tunes in the fiddle repertory. Learn these easy versions and start playing along in jam session - even if you've never done it before!
Jim's careful tuition on bowing, noting, timing, double stops and other techniques, along with his encouraging advice, will set you up for a lifetime of good fiddling. You'll learn how to play in several keys and will have plenty of opportunity to practice your tunes right along with Jim and Inge (guitar). As you progress, you'll add increasingly more advanced elements to your repertoire to keep your fiddling fresh and challenging.
Here are the tunes you'll soon be playing: Soldier's Joy, Sweet Betsy from Pike, Turkey in the Straw, Sally Goodin (in G and A), Bile 'Em Cabbage Down, Little Liza Jane, Buffalo Gals, Sally Ann, Redwing, Sweet Hour of Prayer, Rubber Dolly, Fire on the Mountain, Arkansas Traveler, Southwind, Angeline the Baker, Sail Away Ladies, Down Yonder, Shady Grove, Cotton-Eyed Joe.
Combined time: Two hours, 50 minutes
Music File on DVD to View or Print. Instructions included.