Herman Johnson Master Fiddler: 39 Solos-America's Legend Fiddler (Book + Online Audio)
39 Solos by America's Lengendary Fiddler
Transcribed and edited by one of Herman Johnson's former students, this book offers 39 solos in the inimitable smooth, precise, and innovative Johnson style. Inspired in his youth by Bob Wills of the Texas Playboys, Johnson learned tunes by listening to records and the radio. At 16, he successfully auditioned to play in Wills' band, but was then too young to join the musicians union. Johnson went on to a distinguished career as a performer and contest fiddler, winning the National Fiddling Championship in W ...more
Product Number:
97507M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
120
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8623-5
ISBN13:
978-07866-8623-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/3/2015
Transcribed and edited by one of Herman Johnson's former students, this book offers 39 solos in the inimitable smooth, precise, and innovative Johnson style. Inspired in his youth by Bob Wills of the Texas Playboys, Johnson learned tunes by listening to records and the radio. At 16, he successfully auditioned to play in Wills' band, but was then too young to join the musicians union. Johnson went on to a distinguished career as a performer and contest fiddler, winning the National Fiddling Championship in Weiser, Idaho five times, the only player to reign undefeated each year he entered the contest. He also won the Grand Masters Championship in Nashville. Many of the intermediate to advanced-level selections in this collection were drawn from Johnson's 1993 recording, Simply Perfect. Includes access to online audio.
Ace Of Spades       Herman Johnson Transcribed By: Jeanine R. Orme
Apple Blossom      
Billy In The Low Ground       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
Blue Flame      
Brilliancy      
Cold Rolled Steel       Herman Johnson
Cold Rolled Steel       Herman Johnson
Dew Drop Hornpipe       Herman Johnson Transcribed By: Jeanine R. Orme
Don't Let The Deal Go Down      
Dreamers' Waltz       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
Drowsy Water's Waltz      
Dusty Miller      
Dusty's Hornpipe       Kenny Baker
Fiddlin' Around       Herman Johnson
Fifty Year Ago Waltz      
Fort Worth Rag       Herman Johnson Transcribed By: Jeanine R. Orme
Forty Nine Cats In A Rain Barrel       Herman Johnson Transcribed By: Jeanine R. Orme
Gardenia Waltz       Johnny Gimble Arr. Herman Johnson
Grey Eagle      
Hell Amongst The Yearlings - Trouble In The Cow Pe      
Herman's Rag       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
I Don't Love Nobody       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
Jack Of Diamonds       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
Just An Old Rag In G      
Kansas City Rag       Herman Johnson Transcribed By: Jeanine R. Orme
Kickapoo Road       Herman Johnson
Little Bit Of Swing       Herman Johnson
Little Bit Of Swing       Herman Johnson
Morning Star Waltz       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
Old South Waltz      
Peaches And Honey      
Prosperity Special      
Sally Johnson       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
Say Old Man      
Soppin' The Gravy      
Sweet Memories Waltz       Byron Berline Arr.: Herman Johnson
Tugboat       Herman Johnson Transcribed By:Jeaniner. Orme
Waltz With Me       Herman Johnson
Waynesboro Reel       Herman Johnson
Wild John       Herman Johnson
Yellow Rose Waltz       Herman Johnson
 
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