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Mitch Reed- Creole Documentary creole creole culture creole documentary creole history fiddle lessons mitch reed- creole documentary Apr 29, 2021

Hi, I'm Mitch Reed. The way I got into Creole music was my father and my mother would take me to Mulate's in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. I was probably about 12 years old at the time. My father played Cajun accordion and we would go there on different nights. But I remember Wednesday nights was...

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Wade Frugé Rollups cajun waltz fiddle lessons ifiddlemag wade frugé wade frugé rollups Jul 10, 2020

Hi, I'm Mitch Reed with MitchReedMusicLessons.com, and I'm going to do a little video tutorial for iFiddle Magazine. And when I do these, I usually just show a little bit of Cajun technique, nothing too overwhelming, but just little bits of things that you would hear a Cajun Fiddler do that...

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Coffee and Cajun Fiddle cajun country cajun fiddle coffee and cajun fiddle creole fiddle lessons ifiddlemag louisiana Jun 26, 2020

Hi, I'm Mitch Reed with MitchReedMusicLessons.com. Thanks for joining me on iFiddleMagazine.com. One of the things I'd like to talk about in this article is how in Cajun country and Creole country down here in southwest Louisiana, how coffee and fiddling are such a big part of the culture.

When...

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Tales of my Heroes fiddle lessons ifiddlemag tales of my heroes Jun 19, 2020

Hi, I’m going to tell some stories about some of the people that I learned Cajun fiddle from one of the guys who had probably one of the biggest influences on me was Dennis McGee. And I was actually never able to visit with him. I was getting ready to and he fell at the Liberty Theater,...

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Styles of Cajun Fiddle cajun fiddle fiddle lessons ifiddlemag styles of cajun fiddle Jun 05, 2020

I'm going to talk today a little bit about the different styles of Cajun fiddle. My family is from Louisiana, which is the Northern prairies of Cajun country, but I live in South Louisiana, the Southern part of the Cajun country, which is the Bayou region, the swamps. And I wanted to talk a...

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Wade Frugé fiddle lessons ifiddlemag wade frugé May 22, 2020

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and I’m with mitchreedmusiclessons.com. I wanted to talk today a little bit about a great player who I learned from, and a lot of people did. And he’s still to this day considered a really interesting Cajun fiddler to listen to, and his name was Wade...

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Bringing Out the Octaves in a Melody bowing bringing out the octaves in a melody e string fiddle lessons ifiddlemag octaves old time cajun May 05, 2020



Hi, I'm Mitch Reed with mitchreedmusiclessons.com. Thanks for joining me on iFiddleMagazine.com. I'm just gonna talk a little bit about some Cajun technique. So one of the things that you find a lot in Cajun music is the use of octaves, or leading up to the octaves. So I'm just going to play a...

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A Chat About Bowing a chat about bowing cajun and creole cajun fiddle fiddle lessons how-to ifiddlemag Apr 28, 2020

 Hi, I’m Mitch Reed at Mitch Reed Music Lessons. I’m going to give you a little taste of some Cajun fiddle technique for iFiddle Magazine. And I thought this month I could talk about  Cajun bowing, just some of the rocking in Cajun bowing, what kind of makes it...

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The Basics of Cajun Tuning accordion basics cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun tuning fiddle lessons getting started how-to ifiddlemag louisiana the basics of cajun tuning traditional cajun Apr 09, 2020

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed, and thanks for joining me today. I’m going to talk a little bit about Cajun tuning. My violin right now is tuned standard EADG, like you would play if you were in an orchestra. If you live down in Southwest Louisiana and you were to go to a jam session, you would...

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My Fiddles beausoleil bluegrass cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music fiddle lessons irish fiddle louisiana my fiddles old time old time cajun Mar 20, 2020

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed, welcome to my vlog. And my vlog today is on the violins that I play. So I’ve had a lot of you ask about what kind of violin I play and, you know, how old it is, and who made it, and all this stuff. So I thought I would go through all three of my violins that I...

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Mardi Gras Medley on Bouzouki cajun and creole cajun fiddle creole mardi gras fiddle lessons louisiana mamou mardi gras mardi gras medley on bouzouki Feb 25, 2020

Happy Mardi Gras y’all! I just thought I’d play a few traditional Mardi Gras tunes on the bouzouki since it really is an old medieval holiday that came from France to the new world and found its way all the way to Mamou, Louisiana, which is, I always think is the King capital of...

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Second Finger Slide to a Unison cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music fiddle lessons ifiddlemag lake arthur stomp louisiana second finger slide to a unison unisons Feb 20, 2020

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed from mitchreedmusiclessons.com, and I am sharing some Cajun techniques with y’all on iFiddlemagazine.com and I’m glad to be here.

When Mike asked me about some interesting Cajun technique, I thought of one thing that really stands out with Cajun...

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