Learn to Play Old-Time Fiddle. (Two-DVD Set). By Brad Leftwich
DVD ONE: Brad Leftwich, one of the foremost old-time fiddlers in the United States, teaches the fundamentals of traditional "downbow" fiddling. He shows how to produce the flowing, rhythmic sound that has delighted square dancers and music lovers for generations. Aimed at early-intermediate players, Brad's breakdown of the traditional tunes: Shortenin' Bread, Sugar Hill, Old Jimmy Sutton, Black-Eyed Susie, Great Big Taters, Jeff Sturgeon will benefit all fiddlers seeking a grounding in the basics of old-time fiddle style. 90-MIN. Includes music.
DVD TWO: Old time fiddler Brad Leftwich continues his exploration into this popular fiddle style, bringing new techniques and repertoire tunes to learning players. His unique method teaches how to produce the flowing, rhythmic sound and unique bowing style that has propelled square dancers and delighted music lovers for generations. Tunes include: Breaking Up Christmas, Little Maggie, Indian Eat the Woodchuck, Johnny Don't Get Drunk, Chicken Reel, Rocky Road to Dublin, Wagner, Blackberry Blossom, Citico, and Boll Weevil. 70-MIN. Includes music.