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Leo Soileau’s “Ma Chère ‘Tite Fille” accordion cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music fiddle lessons fiddle tune leo soileau leo soileau’s “ma chère ‘tite fille” louisiana Feb 12, 2020

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog and my vlog today is on a tune that I’ve been listening to played by great fiddle master, Leo Soileau. So, Leo Soileau, his name is not spoken a whole lot. He’s not as famous as maybe Dennis McGee, but he had a huge influence on Cajun...

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Tips for Frustrated Fiddlers beginner fiddle cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music fiddle lessons tips for frustrated fiddlers two step Oct 16, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed, and welcome to my vlog. My vlog today is on being a beginner Cajun fiddler. So what I mean by that is as a beginner is if you’ve been playing maybe for six months or up to a year, maybe even two years, kind of depends on how much you practice and how much you...

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Being a Cajun Fiddler accordion being a cajun fiddler bluegrass cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music country music fiddle lessons louisiana old time fiddle Mar 11, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and today my vlog is on being a Cajun fiddler and tips for you future Cajun fiddlers. Just tips on how to be a fiddler who tunes their fiddle down but also how to fit in with other styles of music like if you go to a jam and they’re playing old-timey music, or...

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Legendary Mamou Fiddlers cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music contradances dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag lafayette legendary mamou fiddlers louisiana mamou shelby vidrine Mar 04, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog. My vlog today is on fiddling and fiddlers from the Mamou region. Mamou, Louisiana is considered the capital of Cajun music. I’m going to explain why that is. So basically, most of the greatest fiddlers you had were from Mamou or the Mamou...

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Canray’s Drinking Tunes beausoleil cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music canray fontenot canray’s drinking tunes creole fiddle creole french creole mardi gras fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag louisiana mardi gras Feb 28, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog. It’s Mardi Gras season! This year I’m not going to do the Mardi Gras song. I’ve done it so many times, but I thought I would do some drinking tunes to celebrate the season. And I’ve been thinking about this. Canray Fontenot is...

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Seconding and the Low Parts of Tunes cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music canray fontenot countermelody dennis mcgee dewey balfa fiddle lessons seconding and the low parts of tunes varise conner wayne perry Feb 13, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and welcome to my vlog. Today my vlog is going to be about seconding and the lower parts of tunes. So if you listen to Dennis McGee and some of the oldest recordings of Cajun fiddling, they were usually two fiddlers and one fiddle player played either the octave below,...

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Staying Inspired accordion bigfoot cajun accordion cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music cajun tuning fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag mazurkas old time waltz staying inspired Nov 08, 2018

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Alright. I’m Mitch Reed! Welcome to my vlog. And today my vlog is about my website and I just wanted to let everyone know that for November, I’m having a big Skype marathon and there’s a pretty good deal in it too. If you’re into Skyping, you can get three Skype...

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Roots From North Africa cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music fiddle lessons fiddle tune ifiddle ifiddlemag old time fiddle roots from north africa Oct 22, 2018

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and my vlog today is going to be on the North African roots that we have in Cajun and Creole music. I wanted to start off playing a little tune from Mali. I always hear so many things out of Mali that remind me of the Creole music from Lawtell, Louisiana called LaLa...

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Connecting Fiddle Cultures cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music connecting fiddle cultures fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag old time cajun Oct 15, 2018

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and welcome to my vlog. My vlog today is on connections with the Acadian people up in Northern Maine. I’m living up here in Maine now and playing Cajun music but also studying New England fiddling and Acadian fiddling. And I learned my first Acadian tune. So thank...

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Connecting Acadian Cultures & Bois Sec Stories acadian culture bois sec cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music connecting acadian cultures & bois sec stories fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag Sep 19, 2018

Hi, I'm Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog and my vlog this week is on the connection that I’m making up here living in Maine with the Acadians in the Northern part of the state. So this past weekend I just went up to Caribou, Maine and Fort Kent, which is right on the New Brunswick border,...

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Segura Brothers allons cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag lafayette segura brothers Sep 05, 2018

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Alright! That was a tune by the Segura Brothers, two brothers from Delcambre, Louisiana. What was interesting about these guys is they were really some of the first guys to record on 78s, just after Allons a Lafayette was recorded in 1929. So there were two brothers. Eddie played the...

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Stories About The Lake Arthur Stomp accordion cajun accordion cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag stories about the lake arthur stomp Jun 28, 2018

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog. Today my vlog is on a tune called The Lake Arthur Stomp. When I started playing fiddle, I was about 14 years old and I started going to Marc Savoy’s jam on Saturday mornings and there weren’t many young fiddle players at the time. There...

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