Beaumont Rag was one of my favorite tunes to play as a teen. It was tricky, and it’s in a flat key (F) and it has really high position notes. To top it off, there’s some cool shuffle bowing – loads of fun. It’s really a cool tune to play with my dad on tenor […]
Home in San Antone has the sound of Texas Swing to me. And, as someone who isn’t that great with remembering the words to tunes, I kept looking online for this tune under the name “Rose of San Antone”, which kept turning up San Antonio Rose which was not what I was looking for. Eventually […]
One of the prettiest waltzes I know, and one of the hardest to play well, Gardenia waltz was written by the amazing Texas swing fiddler Johnny Gimble.