Fiddle Pieces
by Michael Mendelson & Friends

Fifteen original tunes for the fiddle - bluegrass, western swing, contradance, celtic, rags, waltzes, a tango & more!

FIDDLE PIECES can be purchased through CDBaby
or by emailing me directly at cdsales@SlidingScaleMusic.com

The Players

Anita Anderson, Gilles Apap, Tom Ball, Kenny Blackwell, Chris Cairns, Suzanne Duffy, Bill Flores, George Friedenthal, Bonnie Insull, Jack Joshua, Tom Lee, Kurt MacInnis, Lorenzo Martinez, Mike Mullins, Jeffrey Spero, Brendan Statom, Dave Tolegian, David West

The Tunes

A Fiddler’s Notebook
by Michael Mendelson & Friends

Contradance, old-timey and Celtic tunes with a bit of western swing, jazz and a few musical oddities.…

Eighteen original fiddle tunes for dancing and listening - reels, jigs, waltzes, jazz, a polka & more. An eclectic collection featuring some amazing instrumentalists!

A FIDDLER’S NOTEBOOK can be purchased through CDBaby
or by emailing me directly at cdsales@SlidingScaleMusic.com

The Players

Anita Anderson, Gilles Apap, Tom Ball, Kristina Eriksen, Bo Fox, Tom Lee, Steve Lewis, Brian Mann /Tony Marcus, Mike Mullins, Jakub Jerzy Omsky, Suzie Richmond, Sue Rudnicki, Jeffrey Spero, Chris Symer, Dave Tolegian, David West, Jim Wimmer, Tom Wolverton

The Tunes

1. Live Oak

2. Jig Medley: Mr. Buggles / Who Knows? / Fiddlemaker's

3. Fermat's Farewell

4. Waltz for Ann Marie

5. Heckle & Jeckle

6. Old Friends & New

7. Reel Medley: The Slippery Slope / Breakup Breakdown / Sparky's

8. Gently Turn

9. Green Eyes (Les Yeux Verts)

10. Anita's Reel

11. Texas Medley: Reel '94 / Runnels County Hornpipe

12. Dance of the Lemmings

13. Mr. Sam's Ramble

Granite Tapestry

Presenting a wide variety of music, ranging from fiddle tunes to folk to reggae to swing to acoustic versions of rock classics. The band performed at such venues as the Live Oak Music Festival, Santa Barbara Old Fiesta Days and the SoHo music club from 1988-1998.

The Players

Nathan O’Hara (guitar, lead vocals), Kristina Erikson (accordion, vocals), Michael Mendelson (fiddle, guitar, vocals), Joe Gram (bass)

The Tunes

1. I Am a Patriot

2. Walking Alone

3. Catch the Wind

4. Gently Turn

5. You Were the One Who Loved Me

6. The Stolen Child

7. Trouble in Mind

8. Walls of Babylon

9. Love Is Our Cross to Bear

10. Live Oak

11. Party Tonight

12. Give Yourself to Love

13. Freedom Highway