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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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My Fiddles beausoleil bluegrass cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun music fiddle lessons irish fiddle louisiana my fiddles old time old time cajun Mar 20, 2020

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed, welcome to my vlog. And my vlog today is on the violins that I play. So I’ve had a lot of you ask about what kind of violin I play and, you know, how old it is, and who made it, and all this stuff. So I thought I would go through all three of my violins that I...

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Finding Inspiration Everyday bluegr fiddle cajun and creole cajun fiddle fiddle lessons finding inspiration everyday irish fiddle louisiana maine old time cajun Nov 19, 2019

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. Welcome to my vlog. And today I’m playing fiddle music for the first snow that’s falling up here in Maine and it’s so beautiful and I’m up in my apartment. I’m looking out of my window. Wish I could show y’all! It’s really...

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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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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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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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