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. Before long, you'll be improvising jazz and swing solos like those performed by these great pioneering artists.
These CD lessons will help you develop strong technical skills. You'll learn the secrets of back-up fiddle, how to improvise over chord changes, play tricky cross-bowing passages and lots more, including detailed instruction on how to play more than twenty great songs.
Songs including: "Sally Goodin," "Salt River," "Leather Britches," "Billy in the Lowground," "Sally Johnson," "I Don't Love Nobody," "Texas Waltz," "Maiden's Prayer," "Corrina, Corrina," "Lady Be Good," " samplings from "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Forked Deer," "Dusty Miller," "Cotton Patch Rag," "Beaumont Rag," "Milk Cow Blues," "Panhandle Rag," "Faded Love," and more!