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, Cross-Tuning Workshop, Cross-Canada Fiddle Tour, and reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs. Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes.

Fall 2019 
  • Kenny Kosek
  • Tatiana Hargreaves
  • Manitoba's Carl Grexton
  • George Jackson
  • Ryan Young
  • Fiddle-icious Traditions
  • Columns and tunes: Violin Maker's Corner; Tunesmiths ("Chips and Sauce," by Ira Bernstein); Waltzes & Airs ("Tombigbee Waltz"); The Hidden Note ("The Bag of Spuds," as played by Liz Carroll); Jody's Column ("Pretty Little Indian," as played by Curly Ray Cline); Scottish Fiddling ("Captain Henry Brian Myers" and "Patrick's Strathspey," by Pete Clark); On Improvisation; Notes on Learning; Bluegrass ("Johnny's Girl," as played by Johnny Warren); The Intrepid Fiddler ("Blue Runner," by Bébé Carrière); The Practicing Fiddler (Bowing Patterns; "Mississippi Sawyer," "Irishman's Heart to the Ladies"); Fiddle Tune History ("Vance No More"); Notes on Learning; In Memoriam: Paddy Fahy; Reviews; "Fiddle-toon" comic; Crossword puzzle
In upcoming issues:
Dan MacDonald; Maurice Lennon; Bronwyn Keith-Hynes; Jenna Moynihan; Gerry Harrington; Buddy Spicher; Ricky Skaggs; Rickie Simpkins; Katrina Nicolayeff & Roberta Pearce… and lots more!

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