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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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Honoring Isom Fontenot accordion blues cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun harmonica cajun music cajun waltz contradances fiddle lessons fontenot french canadian honoring isom fontenot mamou reels repertoire Oct 23, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog today. My vlog is about a fantastic harmonica player that we have in Cajun music or we had in Cajun music. He passed away a long time ago, but his name was Isom Fontenot and he was from Mamou, Louisiana and he played a lot of interesting tunes. He...

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Varise Conner cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun waltz creoles fiddle lessons fiddle tunes louisiana varise conner Jan 17, 2019

Hi, I'm Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog again. It's been a while since I've made a vlog. I've been very busy. I'm a dad again. I have a seven-week-old daughter, so a lot of new stuff going on. I moved up here to Maine and finally settling in up here. I'm surviving the winter. It's about eight...

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Cowboy Waltz With a Dropped E cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music cajun waltz cowboy waltz with a dropped e dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag Sep 21, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog and on my vlog this week I’m going to talk about how you can play the Cowboy Waltz, an old-time fiddle tune, and you can play it in the old-time tuning which is where you drop the E string. So I’m tuned Cajun. Normally a Cajun fiddle is...

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Eraste Carrière’s Mazurka Breakdown accordion cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun mazurkas cajun music cajun waltz eraste carrière’s mazurka breakdown fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag Sep 14, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and my vlog this week is on Bébé’s brother, his name was Eraste Carriére. And he had a mazurka that he used to play on the accordion, and just thought it was a neat tune. So I thought it would be fun to play it and then break it down, slowly....

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The Same but Different cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music cajun waltz creole fiddle fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag the same but different wade frugé Jul 20, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and my vlog this week is on the same tune played differently. So I’m going to start with the tune, this is called the Durald Waltz and it was made famous by Iry LeJeune and then through my good friend Chad Huval. He sent me a version of Wade Frugé playing...

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Double-Time Bowing accordion cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music cajun waltz double time bowing double-time bowing fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag old time cajun Dec 30, 2016

Hi, today on my vlog I’m going to talk about double bowing for Cajun waltzes. What I mean by that is using this rhythm [00:10]. I’ll slow it down a little bit [00:18]

So some of the old-time tunes that were recorded like in the ’30s and the ’20s, some of the fiddlers used...

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Cajun & Creole Polkas b flat cajun & creole polkas cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music cajun polka cajun waltz creole polka dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag louisiana two step cajun Nov 07, 2016

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and today my vlog is on the Cajun & Creole polka. Definitely a type of dance that has died out down here in Louisiana. I don’t know anybody who can dance the Cajun polka or Creole polka. But it definitely was played and the old people that were recorded playing...

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How to Practice Cajun & Creole Seconding beausoleil cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music cajun waltz fiddle lessons how to practice cajun & creole seconding ifiddle ifiddlemag traditional cajun Oct 25, 2016

Hi…Welcome to my vlog today! I’m going to talk about how to practice seconding. I get this question a lot and the thing about being a Cajun fiddler is you have to be really good at what we call seconding or playing chords.[00:18]

But you also have to learn the melodies and be able...

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Octaves cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music cajun waltz fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag octaves two step cajun Sep 06, 2016

Hi! I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my fiddle vlog. Today I’m gonna talk about a little exercise that you can work on for your octaves because octaves are used a lot in Cajun fiddle. I’ll give you an example of some tunes that have heavy octaves and then show you how you can...

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Cajun & Creole Fiddle 101 cajun & creole fiddle 101 cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music cajun waltz fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag two step cajun Jul 28, 2016

Hi! I thought I would like to give a quick tutorial on the Cajun fiddle and how to get those Cajun sounds, Creole sounds. So I’m gonna just kind of give a brief little instruction tutorial on those things.

One of the first things I’ll have to start with is that if you’re...

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