Elana James

DVD - Elana James's Hot Fiddle - Introduction to Violin Improvisation

$19.95
sku: 762-DVD1
The Hot Club of Cowtown's fiddle player teaches you how to adapt and improve your skills in improvised, traditional music. Whether you play in a band, like to go to jam sessions, or just want to be more expressive on the fiddle, this DVD will show you how to find your own voice and start improvising. Elana covers: chords, favorite licks, scale patterns, soloing ideas, how to identify song forms, accompaniment with "rhythm fiddle," articulation, some of her favorite players, more. Also works for classically trained players looking to make the jump to trad music. Elana is fun to watch and clearly enjoys teaching. Includes a bonus performance of the Hot Club of Cowtown. Recommended for advanced players. 65 min.   More Details...

The Hot Club of Cowtown's fiddle player teaches you how to adapt and improve your skills in improvised, traditional music. Whether you play in a band, like to go to jam sessions, or just want to be more expressive on the fiddle, this DVD will show you how to find your own voice and start improvising. Elana covers: chords, favorite licks, scale patterns, soloing ideas, how to identify song forms, accompaniment with "rhythm fiddle," articulation, some of her favorite players, more. Also works for classically trained players looking to make the jump to trad music. Elana is fun to watch and clearly enjoys teaching. Includes a bonus performance of the Hot Club of Cowtown. Recommended for advanced players. 65 min.