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A Fiddle Player's Guide To Jamming
A Fiddle Player's Guide To Jamming
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Manufacturer: Mel Bay Publications
SKU: 20889BCD
This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate fiddler player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe the anatomy of a jam session, jam session etiquette, chords and keys for jamming, and vamping. A play-along CD is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twice: once with the tune played on the left channel and a verbal description on the right channel, and once in stereo.


    (01) Preface
    (02) About the CD
    (03) Acknowledgements
    (04) Anatomy of a Jam Session
    (05) Chords and Keys for Jamming
    (06) Bluegrass Rhythm
    (07) What Can I Bring to the Jam?
    (08) Laying Back
    (09) Percussive Vamping
    (10) Percussive Vamping with Bounce
    (11) Rhythmic Chordal Vamping
    (12) Melodic Fills
    (13) Playing a Parallel Harmony Line
    (14) Taking a Solo
    (15) Index of Double Stop Chords for Vamping
    (16) Participating in a Jam Session
    (17) Jamming Etiquette
    (18) Appendix 1 - Some Typical Guitar Chords
    (19) Appendix 2 - Resources
    (20) Appendix 3 - Some Rules for Jamming
    (21) Appendix 4 - CD Tunes
    (22) About the Authors
    (23) Hot Corn, Cold Corn
    (24) Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
    (25) Nine Pound Hammer
    (26) John Henry
    (27) Two Little Boys
    (28) Columbus Stockade Blues
    (29) Down the Road
    (30) Little Maggie
    (31) John Hardy
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