Archives for Brian Wicklund

VIDEO: Tribute to Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Doug Dillard, & Everett Lilly – Grey Fox 2012

This is my unedited video from onstage. It’s actually intended to provide some short excerpts for the main video footage. But I wanted to get this out early and at least temporarily for you to see. Please excuse the shaky stuff and the booming audio for now. – Fred Robbins Banjo: Mike Munford, Noam Pikelny, Sammy Shelor, Pete Wernick, Ira Gitlin, Zack Mongan, Ryan Cavanaugh Guitar: Tim O’Brien, Chris Luquette Fiddle: Brian Wicklund, Mike Barnett Mandolin: Frank Solivan Bass: Danny Booth, Ira Gitlin Vocals: Aoife O’Donovan
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Grey Fox Kids Academy Tunes Now on Web

The tunes for the 2011 Grey Fox Bluegrass Academy for Kids are ready for download! The academy’s artistic director, master fiddler and renown instructor, Brian Wicklund, has picked three fine tunes for the students to learn and perform this year during Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, NY. The tunes are: Bill Monroe’s “Goodbye Old Pal” (complete with yodeling!) in honor of the Father of Bluegrass Musics’ 100th birthday; and the traditional “Rock the Cradle, Joe” and “Hole in the Ground.” To download the tunes, click on the following link: http://www.fiddlepal.com/workshops.html and then click on “Grey Fox Tunes 2011.”
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2010 BGA Tunes Announced

The three main tunes for this year’s Grey Fox Bluegrass Academy for Kids are now ready for download. The tunes for 2010 are: “I’m Blue, I’m Lonesome” (D); “The Fox” (A); and “Soldier’s Joy (D). Download PDF of words and music. BGA at Grey Fox (a four-day music program for kids) is directed by Brian Wicklund, the Minnesota-based master teacher, touring & recording artist and author of the American Fiddle Method music book series. More about Brian Wicklund at www.fiddlepal.com. BGA instructors include Tony Watt, Andrew Van Norstrand, Ira Gitlin, Akira Ostuka, Chris and Mark Panfil, Cathy Goode, Louis Kaplan,
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