Articles from sold-out issues of Fiddler Magazine

This page is just beginning; we will be adding many of the popular articles and columns from sold-out issues as time allows. They are scanned from the originals, so may not be super sharp, but clear enough to read! Please check back to see the new additions! Articles will download as pdf files.

Alan Jabbour: Fiddler, Scholar, and Preserver of Tradition, by Steve Goldfield (Summer 2006)

Alan Jabbour on Henry Reed and the Grand Old Virginia Repertory, by Gus Garelick (Spring 2013)

Michael Doucet: Hot Cajun Fiddle, by Niles Hokkanen (Fall 1994)

A Short History of Cajun Fiddling, by Michael Doucet (Fall 1994)

"Couldn't Have a Wedding Without the Fiddler": Old-Time Fiddling on Prince Edward Island, by Ken Perlman (Spring 1995)

Buddy MacMaster: Cape Breton's Living Legend, by Peter W. Marten (Cape Breton 2000 special issue). Also includes "Remembering Buddy MacMaster" from Winter 2014/15 issue.

The Music of the Cumberland Trail: An Interview with Bob Fulcher, by Steve Goldfield (Winter 2003/03)

Claude Williams: Kansas City Swing, by Mary Larsen (Winter 1994/95)

Johnny Gimble – In Full Swing! by Jack Tuttle (Summmer 1995)

The History of Western Swing Fiddling, by Stacy Phillips (Sumer 1995)

Don Pedro Dimas: Rescuing Purépecha Music and Dance in Michoacán, by Zaidee Stavely (Spring 2005)

Pete Sutherland: The Last House on the Street, by Brendan Taaffe (Summer 2002)

Robert Burns and Scots Fiddling, by David Johnson (Fall 2005)

Gypsy Jazz series by Jason Anick:
Part 1: Summer '09 issue
Part 2: Fall '09 issue
Part 3: Spring '11 issue

Caoimhin O Raghallaigh: Music at a Local Level, by Brendan Taaffe (Spring 2005)

Svend Asmussen: Phenomenal Jazz Fiddler, by Richard Brooks (Spring 2005)

The Swinging Style of Svend Asmussen (On Improvisation), by Paul Anastasio (Spring 2005)

A Lesson in Traditional Irish Fiddle Bowing with Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, by Joe Carr (Spring 2006)

Fletcher Bright: Playing, Teaching, Giving Back, by Jim Wood (Fall 2007)

A Highland Gentleman: The Roshven Fiddler Farquhar MacRae, by Shona McMillan (Spring 2008)

West Highlands Fiddler Aonghas Grant, by Peter Anick (Winter 2011/12)

Happy Valley Fiddle Maker Bob Kogut and the Quest for the Perfect Fiddle, by Bob Buckingham (Fall 2009)

John Hartford: A Fun and Open Discussion, part 1, by Peter Anick (Spring 1997)
John Hartford: A Fun and Open Discussion, part 2, by Peter Anick (Spring 1997)

On the Study of Fiddle Tunes, by John Hartford (Summer 1999)