Chancellor’s Waltz is one of the prettier waltzes I know. It was written by Jim “Texas Shorty” Chancellor’s Dad. It’s not easy, but there are quite a few Waltzes that are more difficult. And, as I tell my students, the purpose of a waltz is to be beautiful, not to be difficult. I like how […]
I don’t have a tone of history with Hotfoot. I have a few memories. I remember hearing some of my friends play it at Weiser when I was a teenager, and I remember Texas Shorty (Jim Chancellor) play a great version of Hotfoot at the Grand Lake National Fiddle Contest one year. I learned Hotfoot […]
This is one of my all-time favorite tunes to play. I really love the minor bluesy feeling. I originally learned it from the 4 World Champion Fiddlers Album, as played by Texas Shorty (Jim Chancellor).