Bluegrass Slow Jam for the Total Beginner

Pete Wernick

A Super-Easy, No-Fail Play-Along Session

Anyone, with any instrument, can get into this bluegrass jam session, even if you've never tried it before. All you need to know are four basic chords (G, C, D and A) to be able to play along with the band! This DVD will give you the practice and the confidence you'll need to join a real jam ... Read More

Fiddle For Kids - DVD 1

Luke Bulla, Jenny Anne Bulla
With the help of their seven year old brother Jed, Luke and Jenny Anne demonstrate the basics of tuning up; bowing technique; proper hand position and posture; finding the right size fiddle; and all else needed to get off to a great start. By the end of this lesson, the beginning fiddler will use these new skills to play the ... Read More

Fiddle For Kids - DVD 2

Luke Bulla, Jenny Anne Bulla
Starting out with a quick review, Luke and Jenny Anne then get their young student into some real fiddle playing!  Focusing on building repertoire, they teach three well-known fiddle tunes, breaking them down into small sections that are easy to grasp. With some practice, the young fiddler will soon perform Old Joe Clark, Tennessee Waltz and Devil's Dream for ... Read More

Fiddle For Kids - Two-DVD Set

Luke Bulla, Jenny Anne Bulla
Kids teaching kids . . . . what a great idea! Teenagers Luke and Jenny Anne Bulla are young enough to remember how they got started on fiddle, and they make learning to play fun. These child-friendly lessons by two rising bluegrass fiddle stars cover all the essentials, from tuning up to building a repertoire. Read More

Fiddle for the Absolute Beginner

Jim Wood

Get Started the RIGHT Way!

In his 30-year teaching career, fiddle champ Jim Wood has produced positive results for hundreds of students. He knows just what you need to get started the right way: Proper posture and body alignment, correct hand positions, warm-up exercises and other vital fundamentals that will get you in shape for a lifetime of playing. There's a wealth of information ... Read More

Learn to Play Irish Fiddle - DVD 1

Kevin Burke

Lesson One: Polkas, Jigs, & Slides

Kevin Burke's easygoing manner and encouraging teaching style invite you into the world of authentic traditional Irish fiddle. In this superb starter lesson, he passes on his vast knowledge and experience through an in-depth study of some of his favorite tunes, styles and techniques. Kevin understands the needs of the learning fiddler, and he conveys his ideas with clarity ... Read More

Learn to Play Old-Time Fiddle - DVD 1

Brad Leftwich

Lesson One

Learn to play fiddle in the real old-time style with this lesson in traditional downbow fiddling. Brad Leftwich shows how to produce the flowing, rhythmic sound that has delighted square dancers and music lovers for generations. He teaches tunings, drone strings and double stops, simple variations and several specific bow licks, including short and long saw-strokes and the shuffle. Brad ... Read More

Learning Bluegrass Fiddle - DVD 1

Kenny Kosek
Tune up the fiddle and rosin up the bow! Kenny Kosek will have you playing your favorite tunes and jamming with friends in no time--even if you've never played a lick before. Within minutes you'll be into your first tune, Jack Of Diamonds, learning to play the melody and then adding slides, open-string drones and bowing patterns ... Read More

Learning Bluegrass Fiddle - DVD 2

Kenny Kosek
Kenny Kosek continues his in-depth breakdown of the techniques that will help you become an accomplished bluegrass and country fiddler. You'll learn to play several well-known traditional tunes, then dress them up by adding slides, blues notes, double-stop harmonies, rhythmic patterns and other essential musical elements. Kenny teaches licks and solos in the styles of Benny Martin, Chubby Wise ... Read More

Learning Bluegrass Fiddle - Two-DVD Set

Kenny Kosek

Lessons One and Two

Kenny Kosek's two lessons on bluegrass and old time country fiddle will have you jamming with friends and playing your favorite fiddle tunes even if you've never played a lick before! You'll learn to play B'ile Them Cabbage Down, Waterbound, Liberty, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, Pig in a Pen, Sally Goodin, Roll in my Sweet ... Read More

Mark O'Connor's Fiddle Camp - Back to Basics

Mark O'Connor
Take a center seat in Mark O'Connor's exciting "Back To Basics" class (filmed at his popular annual Fiddle Camp). Mark points out items of stylistic and technical importance and helps you develop your ear. You'll master a wide variety of basic fiddle techniques, and learn to play three tunes in phrase-by-phrase detail by the end of this ... Read More

20 Easy Tunes for the Beginning Fiddler

Jim Wood

Learn to Play Jam Session Favorites!

Beginning fiddlers! Learn easy versions of some of America's most-played fiddle tunes and join in any jam session- even if you've just started playing! In nearly three hours of detailed play-along instruction, master fiddler Jim Wood provides all the tools you'll need to learn your instrument and play tunes with skill and confidence. Jim's careful tuition ... Read More