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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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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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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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Calvin Carrière b flat cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music calvin carrière carriere brothers dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag Jun 04, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed, welcome to my vlog! And my vlog this week is on going to visit Calvin Carriére. Just started thinking about that, how special that was for me; an opportunity to go study with a legendary Creole fiddle player from Lawtell. Calvin was the nephew of...

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Cajun & Creole Blues accordion cajun & creole blues cajun and creole cajun blues cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag Apr 13, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed…welcome to my vlog! And my vlog this week is on Creole and Cajun blueses. Really old-timey blueses going back to maybe the 1920s, 30s, played by Dennis McGee and by Douglas Bellard, people like that.

So the first one I was going to play was a blues that I heard...

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Cajun & Creole One-Steps cajun & creole one-steps cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music canray fontenot dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag one step cajun two step cajun Apr 02, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog and my vlog this week is on Cajun & Creole one-steps. The two one-steps that I’d like to play you right now is a little medley of one-steps that Canray Fontenot played. So these are Creole one-steps. They’re pretty funky, and I thought...

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The Music of Bretagne and Poitou cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag the music of bretagne and poitou Nov 14, 2016

Hi! I’m Mitch Reed and today on my vlog I’m going to talk a little bit about the music from Brittany and Poitou. I’m very lucky to have some friends from Brittany who taught me a couple of fiddle tunes that I thought were really interesting and I just want to talk a little...

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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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Allons à Appalachia allons à appalachia appalachia cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music cajun tune dennis mcgee fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag louisiana old time cajun Jun 24, 2016

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed…welcome to my Vlog! Today I wanted to tell a little bit of a story about what I just finished doing. I went on a trip with Michael Doucet and David Doucet. We went to Appalachia and we got together with a guy named Chester McMillan and he was Tommy Jarrell’s...

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Top 10 Cajun Albums accordion adam and cyprien landreneau adam hebert beau solo bois sec cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music canray fontenot dennis mcgee dewey balfa dl menard fiddle lessons marc savoy top 10 cajun albums wade frugé May 13, 2016

Hey! How’s it going today? I’m Mitch Reed and I thought it would be fun to talk today about the top ten Cajun records that have really influenced me on the fiddle. These are the top ten recordings that I have found a lot of inspiration to listen to and that I feel that helped me...

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Vibrato cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music canray dennis mcgee dewey balfa fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag vibrato wade fruge wayne perry Apr 13, 2016

Hi…Welcome to my vlog! Today I thought I would talk a little bit about vibrato…A lot of times when I break down tunes, when I play real slow, a lot of y’all will see me when I’m holding a long note especially…do that little shake with my hand. And...

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