Kenny Hall's Music Book - Old-Time Music for Fiddle and/or Mandolin
By Mandolin Cafe
August 18, 2008 - 6:45 am
Kenny Hall's Music Book
Pacific, Mo. — Mel Bay Publications, Inc. has announced the re-release of Kenny Hall's Music Book - Old-Time Music for Fiddle and/or Mandolin by Kenny Hall and Vykki Mende Grayon, on their Mel Bay Archive Editions.
Born blind in 1923 in San Jose, California, Kenny Hall picked up fiddle at age 11 and later took up mandolin, ultimately developing into a legend within in the acoustic community for his expansive collection of music and inspiring performances.
The book is divided into five chapters: fiddle-based tunes (Fiddle Faddle), mandolin-based tunes (Rags, Tags, and Wags), Waltzes, tunes from an origin other than the United States or the British Isles (Kenny's Rambles); and vocal-based pieces including lyrics (Songs, Ballads, Ditties).
Collection is in standard notation only, 284 pages.
Purchase: From amazon.com
Kenny Hall web site