Mel Bay A Fiddle Player's Guide To Jamming - Yaffey/Sherman - Book/Audio Online

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Authors: Carl Yaffey and John Sherman
Format: Book with Audio Online
Instrumentation: Fiddle

This book presents everything a beginning or intermediate fiddler player needs to know to participate in a jam session. There are sections that describe the anatomy of a jam session, jam session etiquette, chords and keys for jamming, and vamping. A play-along online audio recording download is included with 9 typical bluegrass jam tunes. The tunes are played twice: once with the tune played on the left channel and a verbal description on the right channel, and once in stereo.

  • Anatomy of a Jam Session
  • Chords and Keys for Jamming
  • Bluegrass Rhythm
  • What Can I Bring to the Jam?
  • Laying Back
  • Percussive Vamping
  • Percussive Vamping with Bounce
  • Rhythmic Chordal Vamping
  • Melodic Fills
  • Playing a Parallel Harmony Line
  • Taking a Solo
  • Index of Double Stop Chords for Vamping
  • Participating in a Jam Session
  • Jamming Etiquette
  • Appendix 1 - Some Typical Guitar Chords
  • Appendix 2 - Resources
  • Appendix 3 - Some Rules for Jamming
  • Appendix 4 - CD Tunes
  • Tunes
    • Hot Corn, Cold Corn
    • Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
    • Nine Pound Hammer
    • John Henry
    • Two Little Boys
    • Columbus Stockade Blues
    • Down the Road
    • Little Maggie
    • John Hardy
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