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Hannah Read, Scottish fiddler
This video was the drop that tipped the bucket for me.
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laserbrainz
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It seems this section of the forums hardly gets used anymore, so maybe this will just get lost.  But in case people check, this is a video of Scottish singer/songwriter/musician Hannah Read jamming on her fiddle with Paul Rudd Jennings on the cajon, which I'd never heard of before but I guess is a type of drum.

 

I've always loved irish/scottish/bluegrass music, especially played by fiddle, but it was when I found this video that I finally decided to learn the instrument.  I don't have goals of winning awards for my playing; I just want to make music and have fun doing it, either by myself or if I ever find friends to jam with (eventually).  I often listen to this video on repeat because I love the song and I love the way it makes me feel.  That's the feeling I want to be able to reproduce myself someday.

 

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Oh very nice.  Lots of feeling the way they played it.  I originally started off learning Celtic music but seem to have shifted over to more bluegrass and old timey music.  

 

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August 31, 2013 - 10:20 pm
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Cool,

Thanks for the post. Very enjoyable.

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