All Star Bluegrass Jam Along for Fiddle

Darol Anger, With Todd Phillips, Matt Flinner and David Grier
Each of the five book/CDs in this new series highlights one of the instruments of a standard Bluegrass band. This one features the spectacular fiddle playing of Darol Anger. Darol plays two solos with the all star band backing him up - then drops out so you can take a solo, which is transcribed in the book for you. The ... Read More

Bluegrass Jamming

Pete Wernick

A Guide for Newcomers and Closet Pickers

Pete Wernick now has the perfect solution for novice bluegrass players who want to start jamming, or for any picker wanting to build experience and confidence. He has gathered several top musicians to create a "DVD jam session" that players of any level can get in on. Here's an opportunity to participate in this wonderful activity, and get ready ... Read More

Bluegrass Jamming - Intermediate Level

Pete Wernick
Here's a full-to-the-brim DVD made especially for bluegrass pickers who want to take their jamming ability to the next level. It will help you build your repertoire and will vastly improve your confidence so you can join in and jam in any situation. In this carefully organized session led by Pete "Dr. Banjo" Wernick, a professional bluegrass band plays ... Read More

Bluegrass Jamming - The Complete Set

Pete Wernick

Get all three levels!

Get all three levels today and SAVE! Pete Wernick gathered an all-professional bluegrass band to provide back-up, tips, instruction and advice for learning bluegrass pickers. Whether you play guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, dobro or bass, these lessons will give you the encouragement and skills to start playing in jam sessions. Play along on more than fifty bluegrass standards! Read More

Blues on the Fiddle

Darol Anger
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 ... Read More

Chops and Grooves

Casey Driessen, Darol Anger, Rushad Eggleston

Rhythmic Explorations for Bowed Instruments

"Feel the boogie!"- Rushad With the help of two of today's hottest young players, veteran violinist Darol Anger shows how you can create infectious, driving rhythms in a wide variety of musical styles. The percussive bowing techniques they teach produce exciting grooves that you'll be able to use to accompany musical genres from bluegrass to Celtic, swing to ... Read More

Learn to Play Cajun Fiddle

Michael Doucet
If Cajun music makes you wish you could be at Mardi Gras, you're not alone. Learning to play this lively music yourself could be the next best thing to being there, especially if you've got fiddler Michael Doucet to show you how it's done. Cajun music, first popularized in the Acadian communities of southwestern Louisiana, has now ... Read More

Learn To Play Old-Time Fiddle- DVD 2

Brad Leftwich

Lesson Two

Here are more great tunes and techniques from one of the foremost old-time fiddlers in the United States. Aimed at "advanced intermediate" players, Brad includes a brief review of the basic licks taught in his first lesson before quickly moving on to more advanced bowing patterns. You'll learn the "Tommy," "Melvin" and "Benton" licks (named in honor of master ... Read More

Learn To Play Old-Time Fiddle Two-DVD Set

Brad Leftwich
Learn the secrets to playing fiddle in the real old-time style. On these two lessons, Brad Leftwich teaches the fundamentals of traditional "downbow" fiddling. His unique method helps you learn how to produce the flowing, rhythmic sound that has delighted square dancers and music lovers for generations. Drawing on a lifetime of listening to, learning from, and playing with older ... Read More

Learn to Play Real Cajun Fiddle 6-CD Set

Michael Doucet
Michael Doucet is an internationally-known fiddler, Grammy-winning leader of Beausoleil and peerless authority on the Cajun, Creole, Zydeco and old-time music of southwest Louisiana.  These fascinating lessons are chock-full of invaluable fiddle technique; tips on style; information on the great players; and more than 20 great instrumentals. In addition, Michael provides back-up fiddle or accordion parts for each tune ... Read More

Play Klezmer Fiddle!

Lisa Gutkin

Learn the Melodies, Techniques and Styles of a Great Tradition

With Pete Rushefsky, tsimbl (hammer dulcimer) Klezmer, the celebratory dance music of Eastern European Jews, has been gaining in popularity in recent years, partly through the work of the musical super-group, the Klezmatics. Lisa Gutkin, their virtuosic fiddler, has made a DVD that’s perfect for anyone who wants to delve into this compelling musical tradition.  With Pete Rushefsky’s expert ... Read More

Southern Old-Time Fiddle Tour

Bruce Molsky
Bruce Molsky takes you on a grand tour of traditional fiddling, region by region! He teaches six tunes, each from a geographical area of the southern U.S. that's known for great old time playing --  West Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Tennessee and Mississippi. You'll learn the licks, bowing patterns and special tunings that give this music its haunting sounds ... Read More
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