Swingin' Jazz Violin

Matt Glaser
"You can swing more on a violin than on any instrument ever made." -- Stuff Smith Violin players (as well as musicians on any instrument) will gain enormous benefit from this dynamic, interactive course, developed with the early-intermediate player in mind. Matt Glaser stresses that "you don't have to be scared of the word jazz. If you've played bluegrass ... Read More

Texas and Swing Fiddle

Matt Glaser

From Traditional Tunes to Jazz Standards

These lessons will expand your repertoire along with your skills and knowledge of the fiddle. Starting with old-time Texas fiddling, you'll progress through modern Texas, Western Swing and jazz soloing. Matt Glaser carefully breaks down all the tunes and analyzes the styles of Benny Thomasson, Bob Wills, Vassar Clements, Mark O'Connor, Stephane Grappelli, Joe Venuti and Eddie South ... Read More

Twenty Irish Fiddle Tunes

Kevin Burke
Kevin Burke plays twenty tunes from his vast repertoire of Irish traditional music, once slowly for the learning instrumentalists, then up-to-speed to give you the true feel of the tune. You'll learn the melody of each piece, along with the grace notes, rolls, double-stops and other ornaments that make this music so distinctive and that keeps it in the ... Read More

A Fiddler's Guide to Waltzes, Airs and Haunting Melodies

Jay Ungar
Learn to play lovely, heart-rending pieces and benefit from Jay Ungar's years of experience as a top fiddler. He shows the inventive use of slides, grace notes, rolls, smears, vibrato and special bowing techniques that turn ordinary tunes into distinctive compositions. Jay teaches Tombigbee Waltz, Tennessee Waltz, South Wind, Shebeg Shemor, Give Me Your Hand and his Grammy-winning tune ... Read More
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