Below is a video I created using Sony Vegas. The song is Salt Creek, a traditional fiddle tune, I play rhythm guitar and lead mandolin. I plan on having Jenna Mobley, a great fiddle player in town record over this, giving it that high and lonesome sound. The slideshow was an experiment of sorts. So […]
Here is a performance video where I play an arrangement of Ragtime Annie that I learned from listening to Doc Watson. It is a fun song to play and sounds great with a fiddle player. Doc’s playing is a major influence in the way I play the guitar.
I could write a novel about how much I admire Doc Watson as a person and how I first fell in love with his music, but I will keep it short. Below is a video of me attempting to play Salt Creek as arranged by Doc Watson. When I was 16 years old my father […]
This is the first recording in a series of backtracks I will be posting to my site. The tracks are meant to be played along to as practice for musicians tackling any instrument. I am in 440 tuning at 96bp, playing the song “Sweet Georgia Brown,” in the key of F which cromatically walks down […]
Arranging traditional fiddle music for other instruments like guitar and mandolin is challenging and fun. Salt Creek also known as Salt River is an old favorite around bluegrass jam sessions. On this recording I am playing 2 guitar parts and one mandolin part, also I attempt it at the speed I have heard Doc Watson […]