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Founded in 1994, Fiddler Magazine is an informative, educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners. Each quarterly issue (+/- 55 pages each) features a variety of different styles of fiddling, as well as plenty of other articles and columns. Regular columns include: Bluegrass Fiddling, “The Practicing Fiddler,” Fiddle Tune History, On Improvisation, Irish Fiddling, Scottish Fiddling, and reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs. Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes.
Fall 2019 features include Kenny Kosek: Tales from the "Fertile Crescent of Fiddle Music"; Memories of Manitoba's Carl Grexton; An Interview with Carl Grexton; Tatiana Hargreaves: Hard-driving Fiddle; George Jackson: Coming Home to Dance Music; Ryan Young: A Study in Contrasts; Fiddle-icious Traditions. Columns and tunes: Violin Maker's Corner; On Improvisation; Waltzes & Airs ("The Tombigbee Waltz," arranged by Jay Ungar & Molly Mason); Tunesmiths ("Chips and Sauce," by Ira Bernstein); Jody's Column ("Pretty Little Indian," as played by Curly Ray Cline); Fiddle Tune History ("Vance No More"); Bluegrass Fiddling ("Johnny's Girl," by Johnny Warren); The Practicing Fiddler: Common Bowing Patterns for Breakdowns & Jigs ("Mississippi Sawyer," "Irishman's Heart to the Ladies"); Scottish Fiddling with Pete Clark ("Captain Henry Brian Myers," "Patrick's Strathspey," by Pete Clark); The Hidden Note: Pioneering Women Fiddlers ("The Bag of Spuds," as played by Liz Carroll); Notes on Learning: The Beat Not Played; In Memoriam: Paddy Fahy; The Intrepid Fiddler ("Blue Runner," by Bébé Carrière); Fiddle Tune Crossword Puzzle; Reviews of Recordings and Books; Fiddle-toon (comic).