Old-Time and Cajun fiddling for contra dances, weddings, parties, etc.

Member of: The Dead Sea Squirrels (also group contact), Grand Bois, The Hi-Tone Ramblers (also group contact), High Strung Strummers, High Strung Strummers & Friends, The Lowdown Hoedowners (non-performing group contact), Muddy River Morris, Open Cajun Jam Band
Contact:
ERASETHIScathysneaker AT gmail DOT com
339-224-0304 (cell)
Webpage:
http://www.cathymason.net
Appeared at NEFFA 2022:
Old Style Cajun FiddleTS Friday April 22, 8:30pm to 9:20pm, Jamming Room B [Show on Grid]
Old Style Cajun Fiddle workshop (Int./Adv). Early Cajun music was all about the fiddle. There was no accordion nor guitar. These early tunes are sprightly, haunting and often quirky. This class will focus on learning an old style tune from one of the early Louisiana masters of this music.
Southern Sqs For 2 CouplesDS Saturday April 23, 7:00pm to 7:50pm, Contra Dance Hall A [Show on Grid]
Like a contra medley, southern sets use two-couple figures, but the figures can vary. Try a few classic moves with a friend or three.
Hypnotic Old-Time JamGS Saturday April 23, 9:00pm to 9:50pm, Concert Hall C [Show on Grid]
Hypnotic, moderately paced Old-Time Jam. Lock in with other musicians in a moderately-paced Southern old time jam.
Rivers Run Through Them: A Geography of Old-time Songs and TunesE Sunday April 24, 10:00am to 10:50am, Learning/ Discussion Room [Show on Grid]
This will be a performance of old time ballads and tunes, punctuated by some scholarly research on the presence of rivers in this music.

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