Fiddle Technique Tutorial – Basic Hokum Bowing


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In this technique tutorial, Casey discusses Basic Hokum bowing, also known as the Double Shuffle. This well known and popular bowing technique can certainly be overused and is considered trick fiddling for western contest purposes, it does have a place in fiddle music. It can be heard in several tunes including “Orange Blossom Special”, “Draggin’ the Bow” and “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Casey teaches a basic version of the chorus to Orange Blossom in this lesson.

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