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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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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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Intro to iFiddle Mag Feature Series fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag intro to ifiddle mag feature series Jan 22, 2020

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Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and I’m with Mitch Reed Music Lessons. I’m a Cajun and Creole fiddler. I’m going to be featured in iFiddle Magazine in the month of September so y’all check it out! I’m going to break down some Cajun and Creole tunes...

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Shoulder Rest Q & A cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag shoulder rest q & a Nov 28, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed! Welcome to my vlog. My vlog today is on the importance of using a shoulder rest or something that can help you keep the fiddle on your shoulders. I’ve had some people ask questions about this if I use the shoulder rest. When I first started studying violin, I...

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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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