This week on #SlapperCast, we welcome our longtime fiddler, the incomparable Jeff Duncan! Jeff has been performing and recording with us since 2008, and will be prominently featured on our forthcoming new album.
How we first met Jeff
The influence Jeff's parents had on his musicianship
Jeff's talent for playing songs he's never heard before
What music we're listening to in our cars right now
What bands would we like to play in given the opportunity
Sight-reading or play by ear?
Audience members trying to insert themselve into your gig
How did Jeff choose fiddle as an instrument?
The importance of teaching music to kids
Challenges in teaching music remotely during the pandemic
Current Blaggards projects in rehearsal and the recording studio
The value of arrangement skills (including praise for our original fiddler Turi Hoiseth)
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Special Guest: Jeff Duncan.
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