Bowing Ideas for Old-Time Fiddle
Ray Bierl

There are only two (normal) directions for the bow, Up and Down, but there are countless cool ways to put those together to try to get at that elusive 'thing' that makes old-time fiddle sound so great. We'll try a few.

Ray Bierl is an expert fiddler in several traditional styles. He performs with the bands Hillbillies From Mars and Swing Farm.