Allen Jabbour playing cigar box fiddle at Clifftop

Allen Jabbour is a musician and folklorist who collected Appalachian fiddle tunes and shared them with the world. He founded the American Folklife portion of...

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Comment by Keith Rearick on August 5, 2013 at 6:19pm

He sure was smiling while playing it. He sure can play it.

Comment by Jim Morris on August 5, 2013 at 3:08pm

Thanks everyone. Yeah RTZ you can imagine how honored I was to have this gentleman play and comment on one of my fiddles. The cool coincedence is that I was sitting back here alone practicing a tune called "Waynesboro" that I learned from one of his CD's at the very moment he walked by! The fiddle God's were smiling were smiling on me that evening.

Comment by RTZGUITARS on August 5, 2013 at 1:59pm

I did a little reading on Mr. Jabbour . Not just a great player but a life spent preserving traditional fiddle tunes.  

Comment by Tim Covey on August 5, 2013 at 1:52pm

Very cool!

Comment by Uncle John on August 5, 2013 at 6:44am

:)

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on August 5, 2013 at 6:32am

Awesome !!!

Comment by Clarky on August 5, 2013 at 5:54am

That fiddle looks great, and sounds great too.

Comment by Clock The Wolf on August 5, 2013 at 4:02am

Good stuff!!!

Comment by Steve Mattox on August 5, 2013 at 12:27am

yep that was fantastic cool fiddle to

Comment by Ted Hartman on August 5, 2013 at 12:02am

Nice Fiddle Playing.!!

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