Each year our old-time music elves compile a holiday gift guide to help you out AND support traditional artists!
Discover new and classic releases from the world of old-time and traditional music. (These suggestions are based on recordings, books and art that we have heard and love! Feel free to send us more suggestions as we will update often!) …Read more
Modern day banjo virtuoso Aaron Jonah Lewis performs various pieces by the legendary classic finger-style banjoist Joe Morley, aka the “Lightning Player,” on this stunning new Tiki Parlour CD release.
Scott Prouty, one of the great old-time musicians of the “lost generation,” has recorded this new CD & DVD Set Shaking Down the Acorns featuring 24 tracks of solo fiddle and banjo. …Read more
Enjoy photographs from the 48th Annual Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers’ Festival.
David Bragger talks Tiki Parlour, his latest CD Holy Smoke! with Rafe Stefanini, and banjos in the July 2019 issue of Banjo Newsletter! …Read more
Finally a book of fiddle transcriptions, for curious violinists (and fiddlers addicted to sheet music), that can be learned solo or with a musical buddy. And, yes, all of the bowing is properly transcribed!!!
This 76-page book of sheet music includes detailed transcriptions, playing notes, bowing instruction, original artwork and photographs. All of the fiddle solos and duets from David Bragger & Susan Platz’s critically-acclaimed CD have been carefully transcribed by Jeff Hollingsworth. …Read more
Ethnomusicologist Dr. Robert Garfias has given the Old-Time Tiki Parlour special permission to share his remarkable un-edited footage of several Old-Time, Cajun and Blues artists. The films were shot on 16mm. We will be adding new videos weekly. Cheers!
Photographs from a recent tour in Europe
Here’s a video that showcases a remarkable musician and a powerful strand of old-time music that many Americans know little about. Master Métis fiddler Jamie Fox spent a week at the Parlour filming, teaching and performing. This also marks the beginning of a new project for Tiki Parlour Recordings that will come together over the course of the next year. Enjoy the video and pictures!
The 14th Tiki Parlour release “Holy Smoke!” marks the first collaboration of Rafe Stefanini & David Bragger. …Read more