Posted by Andah1andah2 on Sunday, March 20, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011 @9:37:52 AM
I am a HUGE fan of Paul Warren's. He was a great fiddler.
His son, Johnny, is quite an accomplished fiddler himself. Here is a link to one of his videos
Incidentally, the fiddle Johnny is playing is the same fiddle that Paul is playing in the video you posted. Neat, huh???
Sunday, March 20, 2011 @10:39:53 AM
That is cool! Paul was amazing for sure, pancake wrist and all :) Makes you wonder
My sons have been learning for a year now, they started on fiddle at ages 3 and 4. They'll be head and shoulders above their dad if they decide to keep at it.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 @12:50:24 PM
Makes you wonder about what?
Great version of "Eightth of January" from Johnny Warren and the banjo player...
Humbled by this instrument Says:
Sunday, March 20, 2011 @2:19:23 PM
I don't know if it can get much better. Oh my.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 @2:37:20 PM
Well, it makes you wonder about all that preachin from teachers about what proper form is, yet so makes legends of the fiddle don't follow those guidelines. Then again, some would say that their greatness transcended those handicaps and they still became great despite the pancake wrists or upper arm bow chugging or stiff wrist or what-have-you.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 @4:21:16 PM
when your handcaped you have to try harder and work harder to play. i know iv,e had to work a lot harder after i had a stroke i could not play nothing .i had played be for i had a stroke let me tell you its been very hard comeing back to playing is real hard. i can play now both fiddle&guitar i,m not very good now but i will get better simpel songs to start you got to walk be for you run keep fiddlen
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