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Paul Rangell & Emily Abbink: The Tohono O’odham fiddle tradition of southern Arizona

Paul Rangell & Emily Abbink -- Tohono O'odham fiddle tradition

Paul Rangell & Emily Abbink: The Tohono O’odham fiddling of southern Arizona

Acoustic string instruments • Guitar chords will be provided All levels welcome!

DATE:  February 21, 2021 TIME: 4:00 - 5:30 pm (Pacific) This is a FREE virtual workshop presented on Zoom. Get FREE tickets at Eventbrite! The Tohono O'odham fiddle music is European dance music seen through the lens and sensibilities of the Native American players. Paul Rangell, accompanied by Emily Abbink on guitar, will be teaching a sampling of these rhythms including a polka, chotis, mazurka, cuadrilla and a two-step.  Paul and Emily learned the tunes from local Tohono O'odham musicians, (a group of these musicians became known as the "Gu-Achi Fiddlers") Guitar players: Chords for all the tunes will be provided for each tune so you can play along. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn about and play this wonderful, yet often overlooked, music. (more…)

1st Sunday Jam (Virtual Online Jam)

The 1st Sunday of the Month Jam is happening online

Slow Jam: 1:00 – 2:00pm
Up-tempo Jam: 2:00 – 4:00pm

The jam is hosted on Zoom. If your a SCVFA member, check your newsletter for login details. You can still join in the jam by for a link to this jam.

Seeing you on Sunday!

Online jams are being provided online due to  Covid-19 so you can stay connected with music friends and enjoy playing music with others.