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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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The Right Bow at the Right Time bowing cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag the right bow at the right time May 10, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog and today I’m going to talk about bows. And I thought what would be interesting to talk about bows is how bows are all different; some are heavy, some are light. I own four bows and they’re really all different. It’s kind of like...

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Seconding at a Cajun Jam accordion bowing c accordion cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun jam cajun music cajun tuning fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag louisiana occasional blues seconding at a cajun jam two step cajun Jan 20, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed, welcome to my vlog. Today I’m going to talk about going to a jam and being able to bring your fiddle and play chords behind the accordion, the singer, and all that stuff. So basically, how to second at a Cajun jam, the things to think about, and what to look for....

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Shuffle Bowing bowing fiddle lessons shuffle bowing Aug 16, 2016

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to The Vlog! Today I’m gonna talk about the shuffle bowing. It’s a bowing you find in American fiddle music all over the country: Appalachia, New England, Mid West, Texas fiddling, and Cajun fiddling as well.

What I mean by the shuffle bowing is just...

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Drones, Double Stops, Double Strings beginner fiddle bowing cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music double stops double strings drones double stop and double strings droning fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag Apr 12, 2016

Hi! Welcome to my vlog…today I’m going to talk about playing 2 strings at a time. Double strings, double stops, droning, all that kind of stuff…

So if you’re a beginner,  if you’ve been playing for a year or maybe you’re going on your second year,...

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Chords! Chords! Chords! accordion begonner fiddle bowing cajun and creole cajun fiddle chords! chords! chords! contradances fiddle lessons reels two step wade frugé Apr 09, 2016

Hi! Welcome to my vlog. Today I’m going to talk about chords again. A lot of people have been asking me (now that I’m posting a lot of tunes, and breaking a lot of tunes down). It’s like “What are the chords? What do you do with the chords? How do you figure out the...

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