Dinah – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day 294

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Dinah is such a singable melody. It’s happy and dancy, and it makes me smile. I remember hearing it as a boy being sung by my dad, and played on tenor banjo, but since he isn’t at my house today, I’m playing it solo. By the way, it’s really hard to play fiddle while you […]

Red Skinned Gal – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day 162

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Red Skinned Gal is a fun and swingy tune (at least the way I play it.) I originally learned the melody from Tony Ludiker, but there is some Orville Burns in my arrangement as well. Red Skinned Gal is a variation based on the tune “There’s a Brown Skinned Gal Down The Road Somewhere,” which […]

Musicians Round Table

Musicians Round Table - Wizard Academy 2011

Wow! Now that I’m back in Fort Collins, and have had a little time to settle in, I think it is fitting to reflect on my time in Austin at the Musicians Round Table (a Wizard Academy Event.) Now, before you go thinking I have joined a cult, or moved to England to hang out […]

Milk Cow Blues

Milk Cow Blues, Recorded at Vi Wickam’s CD release party for his new Album, “Long Time Comin’” Taken March 25, 2011 at Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins, CO

Honeysuckle Rose

Honeysuckle Rose, Recorded at Vi Wickam’s CD release party for his new Album, “Long Time Comin’” Taken March 25, 2011 at Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins, CO

Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek, Recorded at Vi Wickam’s CD release party for his new Album, “Long Time Comin’” Taken March 25, 2011 at Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins, CO

Hangman’s Reel

Hangman’s Reel, Recorded at Vi Wickam’s CD release party for his new Album, “Long Time Comin’” Taken March 25, 2011 at Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins, CO

Bitter Sweet

Original Tune, Bitter Sweet, Recorded at Vi Wickam’s CD release party for his new Album, “Long Time Comin’” Taken March 25, 2011 at Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins, CO