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Playing Tunes in Third Position accordion cajun and creole blues cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music crapaud fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag playing tunes in third position third position two step two step cajun Apr 25, 2018

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed. And today my vlog is going to be on the third position on the fiddle in Cajun music. So what you find in Cajun music is a lot of times on the B parts, the fiddle would go to third position and play the B part high. Now we’re talking back in the 1920s and 1930s...

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Adner Ortego’s Spanish Two-Step adner ortego adner ortego’s spanish two-step cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun music fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag lafayette louisiana two step two step cajun Sep 26, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed and welcome to my vlog. My vlog today is on an old friend of mine who taught me a lot about Cajun fiddle when I was young. He was almost really like a grandfather to me but also a very good friend.

His name was Adner Ortego and he was from Grand...

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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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Seconding at a Cajun Jam accordion bowing c accordion cajun and creole cajun fiddle cajun fiddler cajun jam cajun music cajun tuning fiddle lessons ifiddle ifiddlemag louisiana occasional blues seconding at a cajun jam two step cajun Jan 20, 2017

Hi, I’m Mitch Reed, welcome to my vlog. Today I’m going to talk about going to a jam and being able to bring your fiddle and play chords behind the accordion, the singer, and all that stuff. So basically, how to second at a Cajun jam, the things to think about, and what to look for....

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Fi Fi Poncho beginner fiddle cajun and creole cajun fiddle fi fi poncho fiddle lessons old time fiddle two step cajun Jan 13, 2017

Hi today, I'm going to break down Fi Fi Poncho, a great old-time fiddle tune, Cajun two-step. And I'm going to try something new. I put some tape on my fingerboard. I put tape for the first finger so that's where my first finger is always going to go. Second finger, third finger, and I'm not...

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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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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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