A comprehensive resource to prepare intermediate and advanced cello students to play fiddle music. Eighteen fiddle tunes with chords in styles found in typical fiddle jam sessions - Celtic, Old Time and Bluegrass. Each tune arranged for two or three cellos and accompanied by short studies teaching idiomatic bass lines and back-up harmony as well as improvisational soloing over the chord changes. Companion CD includes all examples with guitar accompaniment.
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Cellist and clinician Renata Bratt is president of the International Association for Jazz Education String Caucus where, together with Darol Anger and Martin Norgaard, she has served as a Resource Team Leader. She is also a member of the American String Teachers Association/ National School Orchestra Association Alternative Style Festival and Awards Committee. She writes articles on improvisation for ASTA and the American Suzuki Journal and is a former president of the Suzuki Music Association of California. In addition to concertizing with various classical, jazz, and fiddle groups, Ms. Bratt has performed as a backup musician for such luminaries as Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, David Sanborn, Lyle Lovett, and Dionne Warwick. Rolling Stone magazine dubbed her an ace performer for her recording and touring work with alternative rocker Cindy Lee Berryhill's Garage Orchestra. Ms. Bratt received her Ph.D. in Music from the University of California at San Diego.
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Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0786658649
Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110786658649