Category: Teaching

Lessons and information that do not fall into the fiddle lessons category.

Fidget Spinner

 This is an online fiddle lesson for “Fidget Spinner” by John Cockman. BluegrassDaddy.com is your best source for Bluegrass, Old Time, Celtic, Gospel, and Country fiddle lessons! Genre: Teaching Skill Level: Intermediate Key of D You may download and use

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Improvising using modal chord progressions

Playing scales with modal chord progressions is the perfect way to develop your improvisational skills. The reason for this is that no matter what chord is being played, the melodic instrument still has only the basic seven notes to choose

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Review of Fiddles Under $500

by: Great Scott Disclaimer:  This review is for educational purposes only.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and in no way reflect those of BluegrassDaddy.com.  The information herein is designed as reference material only, and in no

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Ashokan Farewell Compilation Video

Hi everyone, you are all invited to be part of our Spring Waltz compillation; “Ashokan Farewell.” The due date is Monday, May 4th! [wordpress_file_upload uploadpath=”uploads/ashokan/” uploadrole=”administrator,bbp_participant,s2member_level1,s2member_level2,s2member_level3,s2member_level4″ maxsize=”1000000000″ uploadtitle=”Upload your Ashokan Farewell Video Here!” notify=”true” notifyrecipients=”john@bluegrassdaddy.com” successmessagecolor=”#1e73be”] NOTE: This upload box

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Hand and Finger Positions for Violin

Video 1: Hand and finger positions on a fiddle. One of the keys to playing the fiddle is knowing where to put your fingers. At BGD, I provide both notation and tablature (a numbering system) so that all players will know

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