Love this groove.
Special moment for me yesterday. At Womex and happened to see Madagascar guitarist D’Gary. We recorded and played together for Bela Fleck’s Africa Project. 10years ago, his percussion rhythm sounded like a perfect fit for chopping but I couldn’t figure it out. It was the catalyst for developing a third ‘scrape’ sound and opened up a new world of fiddle percussion possibility for me. ... See more
Saw a fellow looping fiddler today at Womex. Edina Szirtes Mókus. Hungarian violinist with classical background and solid vocals. Imaginative textures and arrangements, equal parts violin and voice. Check her out. Szirtes Edina Mókus ... See more
Sat in on some sessions for the first Womex Academy and met great folks from Senegal, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Mauritania and Finland.