Fiddle – Harmony

Several exercises can help you master how to harmonize with a session when playing the fiddle. Try them!   With a friend:  Think about the six chords of Pachabel’s canon. They neatly emcompass six common keys, and all their common harmonious notes that you could play to complement them. (see…

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Keys without Locks

As many of us, including myself, are coming at session with very little experience with theory, I thought I would blog about what I am learning as I do, and how understanding these things let’s you better work with the music we play, and predict things that will/won’t work for…

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