Fiddler Magazine

Founded in 1994, Fiddler Magazine is an informative, educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners. Each quarterly issue (now approx. 60 pages each) features a variety of different styles of fiddling, as well as plenty of other articles and columns. Regular columns include: Bluegrass Fiddling, “The Practicing Fiddler,” Fiddle Tune History, On Improvisation, Irish Fiddling, Violin Maker's Corner, Tunesmiths, Notes on Learning, reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs – and more! Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes.

Winter 2020/21
  • Buddy Spicher
  • Tessa Dillon: Kanawha Valley Fiddler
  • Fiddling in Fairbanks
  • Violin Makers Jonathon Price and Gary Vessel
  • Remembering Missouri's Warren Helton
  • Becky Buller: "The Barber's Fiddle"
  • My Fiddle Journey
  • Columns and tunes: Travels with Charlie (Niel Gow Festival); Violin Maker's Corner (The Art of the Scroll); Waltzes & Airs ("Liberty's Golden Shore" by Jay Ungar); Jody's Column ("Bill Cheatum" as played by Eck Robertson); Scottish Fiddling ("The Recovery"); On Improvisation (The Element of Surprise); Bluegrass Fiddling ("Shout Little Lulie," solo by James Price); The Practicing Fiddler (The AVMM Project; "Guilderoy," "Cuckoo's Nest"); The Intrepid Fiddler (Junior Daugherty; "Winter Flower Polka"); The Hidden Note ("Farewell to Whiskey" as played by Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford); Fiddle Tune History ("Swaggering Boney," "Gee Ho Dobbin," "The Rummer"); Notes on Learning; Reviews; "Fiddle-toon" comic; Crossword puzzle
In upcoming issues:
Gerry O'Connor; Violin Maker Edward Maday; The Quebe Sisters; Shane Cook; Ricky Skaggs; Rickie Simpkins; Katrina Nicolayeff & Roberta Pearce… and lots more!

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