Ryan Thomson "Captain Fiddle"
Playing several different instruments triangle, bones, banjo, fiddle, accordion, flute,
pennywhistle. Teaching a cajun dance class, Playing a hornpipe on a wooden Irish flute,
Tex-mex tune on a miniature accordion, Irish reel on Pennywhistle, "Leather Britches," an
old time american fiddle tune. Playing jazz violin in a gypsy jazz combo. "Sweet Georgia
Brown" on jazz piano in a swing combo. Playing a 5 string banjo. Piano vamping for an old
time fiddle tune.
Three french canadian reels on twin fiddles at the Bath Folk Festival in England. Three Irish
reels on pennywhistle and fiddle at a concert at Beihang University, Beijing, China.
Hungarian tune on violin and banjo at a concert in Manhattan, New York. At a local library
concert in New Hampshire, a polka for accordion and fiddle. An old time american fiddle
tune on fiddle and banjo - "Breaking up Christmas," at the Bath Folk Festival. A Turlough
O'Carolan aire on flute and fiddle at a concert in Claremont, New Hampshire. Leading a
contra dance in Worcester, Massachussetts.
Smoke and Mirrors:
Practicing a set of tunes for our "Really Smokin" CD. Playing for a contra dance in
Windham, New Hampshire. Playing for a contra dance in Francestown, New Hampshire, USA.
on music samples page 2.