The Fiddle Sessions Jazz Violin Project: Go Tell Aunt Rhody – #4 Kenny Kosek
By Kenny Kosek
The feel is a relaxed swing. In measure 2 the D flat is best played between a D and D flat, subsequent D flats are true D flats. Shift up the neck in measure 9, playing the high Bb with the first finger. To play the optional triple stops in measure 16 brush the bow across the open G string on it’s way to the double stop above.
About the Author
Kenny Kosek is one of the most recorded fiddlers in America today, having been the featured soloist on hundreds of albums, soundtracks and jingles. He can be heard on recordings by James Taylor, Jerry Garcia, David Byrne, Chaka Kahn, Willie Nelson and John Denver. His most recent CD, Angelwood, on Rounder records was called : “a lovely piece of work with a strong hint of the spiritual.” (Dave Hinckley, Daily News); “an album that will surprise and delight fans of fiddle music in all its many forms.” (Bluegrass Unlimited) and “Kosek’s signature sound – a swinging, smooth and creamy hot rise that is as hard as it rocks, has exponentially enhanced every project he’s leant it to.” (Village Voice).