Category Archives: fiddle

Pete Sutherland – Poor Man’s Dream

Not much to say about this one, it’s just a fine bit o’ music. Flying Fish had a way of recording these albums that make you feel like you’re sitting on a back porch with friends, even when the music … Continue reading

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Peter Ostroushko – Slüz Düz Music

I have already talked about Peter Ostroushko (here), so I’ll keep it brief this time. This is, simply put, a totally fantastic album. One of the best I have heard in a long time. If you had to label it, … Continue reading

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Björn Ståbi & Ole Hjorth – Folk Fiddling from Sweeden: Traditional Fiddle Tunes from Dalarna

Brilliant strange music here. There is something so mysterious about traditional Scandinavian music. It comes in circles, but instead of the kind of circle that brings you back to the same place you started (as occurs in American, Celtic, and … Continue reading

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Ed Haley

Ok, so this isn’t a picture of our man, but it came up on a google search, and was too good not to use 😉 Ed Haley was, as near as I can figure it, the American equivalent of Michael … Continue reading

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Rachid Halihal – Traditional Songs of Fez, Morocco

I’d never heard of this guy before picking up the cd used a year ago. But it’s pretty damn good music, I must say. It might be worth mentioning that all the guitars and fiddles in the world have evolved … Continue reading

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Richard Greene – Duets

I’ve already introduced Richard Greene here. So I really don’t need to say much. You should already be drooling… This is his first solo album. Each track is just him and one other instrumentalist. Despite that, the sound is amazingly … Continue reading

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Darol Anger & Mike Marshall

Yeah, you probably saw this post coming. It was only a matter of time before I posted these two alumns of the David Grisman Quintet. If there were ever two musicians destined to play together, it is Darol Anger and … Continue reading

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