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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: Be-Bop, Be-Bop.


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haggis - Posted - 11/05/2018:  15:16:15


Looking back through earlier posts I read one referring to the Be-Bop scale. I note that it had been read almost 4,000 times ( many, many times more than any other post.) Can I conclude from this that improvisational/bluesy/jazzy style fiddle playing is the style most desired/admired ,much more so than Old Time, Bluegrass, Celtic etc. etc? If not then then is it simply academic interest?

Brian Wood - Posted - 11/05/2018:  16:18:04


Could be somebody with OCD checking in over and over, trying to understand it.

Slide - Posted - 11/05/2018:  17:53:53


Nah, there's just Fiddlers. And then Old-time Fiddlers ;)

Johnny Rosin - Posted - 11/05/2018:  18:41:57


Well, generally speaking, the more replies a post has the more reads it will have. And I think posts that have more replies stray off topic and possibly have some back and forth arguments going on. I really don’t think be-bop is particularly popular even with jazz fiddlers.

buckhenry - Posted - 11/05/2018:  18:56:59


I prefer to improvise, and I can do plenty of that without the be-bop scale, but celtic music is where the money is...……….

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