Get Good Intonation in Your Fiddle Tunes
The topic of fiddle intonation reminds me of a time, back in the 1980’s, when I put on an event with other string players at a local venue, Boatyard Village. We had an idea for a themed concert. We called it “Dawg Jam.” We played some David Grisman pieces and other fiddle tunes.
As we got done with … Read more
The Florida Folk Festival Experience
This visit to the Florida Folk Festival is the first time I have gone with the intention of writing about it. I thought before I left that this would influence my experience, and it has.
Some of the less pleasant things that occurred have an emotional distance they might not have had. And the pleasant events are slightly magnified because … Read more
Fiddle Faculty Questions at Mike Block String Camp
This July I will be driving over to Vero Beach to attend the Mike Block String Camp. It starts on the 9th and runs to the 14th, Bastille day! I am seriously pumped about this. The last string camp I attended was the Mark O’Connor event and also one in Texarkana the same month. And that was … Read more