Two DVD set. Improve your technical prowess, build repertoire and develop formidable musicianship. Sam performs and slows down traditional fiddle tunes and original instrumentals, giving you detailed instruction on pick technique, rhythm chopping, speed building, warm-up exercises, tremolo, improvised soloing, equipment, more. Learn to create variations on melodies, use drone strings for fiddle-like effects, employ crosspicking techniques for a smoother sound, and move up the neck. Songs include "Ragtime Annie," "Bile Them Cabbage Down," "Blackberry Blossom," "Sally Goodin," "Big Mon," "Get Up John," "Brilliancy," "Whayasay," and "Big Rabbit." Intermediate level. Note/tab included as either booklet or PDF file on the disc. 2 1/2 hours.