Traditional Bluegrass Fiddle Solos

book-cover-thumbMy book is out! There are 46 solos in all, from master fiddlers such as Curly Ray Cline, Chubby Wise, Kenny Baker, Mac Magaha, Vassar Clements, Bobby Hicks, Glen Duncan, James Price and many others. Includes  recordings of all of the solos, played slowly and up-to-speed, as well as helpful tips!

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Sample PDF

Here is a sample PDF, and accompanying audio files (slow and fast). The solos range in complexity. Most are intended for intermediate to advanced fiddlers, but anyone can gain insights from working through the material in the book at their own pace.

Careless Love
Transcription of Kenny Baker’s solo on this classic tune, from a 1962 recording with Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys. The recording can be heard on the 1959-1969 boxed set on Bear Family records.

Careless Love Kenny Baker (PDF)

Recording of solo, played slowly:

Recording of solo, played up-to-speed with guitar accompaniment:

Private Lessons

I also teach private lessons in San Francisco, California and Portland, Oregon, as well as online through Skype! Contact me to find out more!


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