October 9th – Workshop Schedule at Lake Cachuma Campground
2:30 Fiddle Tunes of African American Fiddler Will Adams with David Bragger
We’re going to learn an incredible Will Adams tune with a focus on rhythm, variations and bow patterns. David will be drawing from a mesmerizing collection of uncommon tunes as he teaches them phrase-by-phrase. All workshop attendees are encouraged to record the workshop. As always, David’s workshops emphasize the key ingredient to old-time fiddle: Bowing!! Please respond to [email protected] to reserve your spot, as space will be very limited.
4:00 Banjo Tunes of African American Fiddler Will Adams with David Bragger
The objective is to get the banjoist playing an incredible Will Adams tune while addressing strong downbeat rhythm and variations. David will be drawing from a mesmerizing collection of lesser known tunes that he’ll break down phrase-by-phrase. All workshop attendees are encouraged to record the workshop. Please respond to this email [email protected] to reserve your spot, as space will be very limited.
Meet the Instructor
David Bragger is a full-time instructor of old-time music on fiddle and banjo. He teaches private lessons in-person and online.
David has written articles and been featured in Strings Magazine, Banjo Newsletter, Fiddler Magazine and many other publications.
David is the director of the UCLA Old-Time String Band Ensemble and the artistic director of the Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers’ Festival. David is also the founder of the critically acclaimed old-time music record label Tiki Parlour Recordings where he produces, records and films many of today’s greatest traditional musicians.
David is also a wildly popular workshop instructor at national and international music festivals, including the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, the Rocky Mountain Old-Time Music Festival, the Portland Old-Time Music Gathering, the Berkeley Old-Time Music Convention, the Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention, the Topanga Banjo & Fiddle Contest, the Los Angeles Old-Time Social and more.