Tutorial 84! In Memory Of Herbie MacLeod (FREE)

Jerry Holland knew how to write ear-worms that you didn’t mind floating around in your head all day! This waltz is absolutely beautiful, and I think it should be played more (I think you’ll agree when you hear it). I start the tutorial off for beginner players, and then we move into an intermediate lesson…

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Tutorial 81! Memories Of Herbie & Agnes Cheverie.

I remember hearing this for the first time in my Dad’s living room after he wrote it and I knew it was a special tune, because it gave me goosebumps! I also know how much Herbie and Agnes meant to Dad, so it makes the tune even more special (straight from the heart). This is…

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Tutorial 70! Hector The Hero

Friday Slow Jam ? I’m sure many of you know this tune already (or have at least heard it), but it’s a classic Scottish tune (can be played as a waltz or slow air) played all over the world, written by James Scott Skinner (a legend; this cat wrote A LOT of tunes). This tutorial…

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Tutorial 60! My Cape Breton Home

Another Jerry Holland classic for ye’s! I’m sure most of you know this tune already, but if you don’t, it’s a staple in the fiddle scene (all over the world). If you’re just starting off with fiddle, it’s a great waltz (although some play it as a slow air) to work your chops at a…

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Tutorial 27! Joseph and Margaret Chaisson’s Waltz

Finally, a waltz! This one was written by the master of waltzes himself; my uncle, Peter Chaisson. I could sit and listen to Peter play for hours (and have, along with many others), he had such a unique style, especially when he played waltzes. I don’t know exactly when he wrote this one (for his…

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