Learn to Play Irish Trad Fiddle is a collection of 50
classic Irish jigs, reels, polkas, and other tunes, with
playing hints, counting tips, authentic bowing
techniques, and more, plus a look into the history of
many of the tunes. Its written for students of any age,
learning any style of music, and can be used as
primary instruction or as supplemental material with
any string method.
"...a thorough introduction to fiddling, and to Irish and Celtic tunes and their backgrounds. Tom is an inspirational teacher and this book shows that he not only has a passion for the music but a real talent in communicating the ideas and techniques behind the melodies ."
- Seán Laffey, IRISH MUSIC magazine
My cap is off to Tom for writing and recording an excellent introduction to Irish Traditional fiddling. Anyone interested in exploring this fascinating style would do well to pick up a copy of his book. Paul Anastasio, Fiddler magazine
This is a great tool for teaching fiddling and for those who want to expand their fiddle repertoire. American String Teacher Journal